Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The Red MillionaireA Political Biography of Willy Munzenberg, Moscow's Secret Propaganda Tsar in the West$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Sean McMeekin

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9780300098471

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300098471.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM YALE SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.yale.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Yale University Press, 2017. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in YSO for personal use (for details see http://www.yale.universitypressscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 17 November 2017

Moscow

Moscow

Chapter:
(p.91) Chapter 5 Moscow
Source:
The Red Millionaire
Author(s):

Sean McMeekin

Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300098471.003.0006

This chapter studies the status of Moscow after the Bolsheviks evacuated European Petrograd for the ancient Russian capital of Muscovy in March 1918, which led to the Moscow Kremlin assuming an almost mystical status for socialists all over the world. Inside its stone walls were Lenin's embattled communist regime—holed up as if in hiding from its many domestic and foreign enemies, while the war raged on outside the Kremlin's confines. There was the first armed White resistance to Red rule, launched by the generals Alekseev and Kornilov in the Don Cossack region in winter of 1917–18; the revolt of the Czechoslovak Legion along the trans-Siberian railway in summer of 1918; the establishment of two anti-Bolshevik armies in the east, headquartered at Samara and Omsk, in Siberia; and the Polish invasion of White Russia in the west, launched in April 1920.

Keywords:   ancient Russian capital, Moscow, Bolsheviks, European Petrograd, Muscovy, Moscow Kremlin, Lenin, communist regime

Yale Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.