Central Asia

Bolsheviks and Basmachi in the Muslim East

  The Civil War that occurred in Russia following the 1917 Revolution is often remember as the “Reds” vs. the “Whites”.  The “Reds”, or the Red Army of the Bolsheviks may have seemed like the unlikely winner, but they would eventually prevail in the Civil War. There are many reasons that the Reds were able(…)