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The Russian Civil War was a multi-sided event that happened within the former Russian Empire after the provisional government collapsed and the Soviets gained power. The main fighting was between the Red and White Armies, with many other countries and political groups supporting various sides. The majority of fighting took place from 1918 to 1920.

CombatantsEdit

Communist forces/red movementEdit

  • Bolshevik Party (until they gained power on the 7 November 1917)
  • Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (from November 7, 1917)
  • Red Army (from November 7, 1917)
  • Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic
  • Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (from 30 December 1922)
  • Black Army (until 1920)
  • Little Bashkortostan (1917–1919)

Allies/White movementEdit

  • Russian Republic (until 7 November 1917)
  • White Movement
  • Czechslovakian Legion (1918–1920)
  • Republic of China (1918–1920)
  • French Republic (1918–1920)
  • Kingdom of Greece (1918–1920)
  • Kingdom of Italy (1918–1920)
  • Empire of Japan (1918–1920)
  • Kingdom of Romania (1918–1920)
  • Kingdom of Serbia (1918–1920)
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (1918–1920)
    • Dominion of Australia (1918–1920)
    • Dominion of Canada (1918–1920)
  • United States of America (1918–1920)
  • Republic of Estonia
  • Republic of Finland
  • Republic of Latvia
  • Republic of Lithuania
  • Polish Republic
  • Provisional Government of Autonomous Siberia (1917–1920)
  • Provisional Priamurye Government (1921–1922)

Central Powers/green movementEdit

  • Austro-Hungarian Empire (1917–1918)
  • German Empire (1917–1918)
  • Supreme Commander of All German Forces in the East (Ober Ost), (1917–1918)
  • Baltic Nobility (1917–1918)
  • Ottoman Empire (1917–1918)
  • Azerbaijan Democratic Republic (1918–1920)
  • Ukrainian People's Republic (1917–1921)
  • Green Army
  • Belarusian People's Republic (1918–1919)
  • Crimean People's Republic (1917–1918)
  • Idel-Ural (1917)
  • Don Republic (1918–1919)
  • Siberian Separatists
  • Democratic Republic of Armenia (1918–1921)
  • Democratic Republic of Georgia (1918–1921)
  • Kuban People's Republic (1918–1920)
  • Mountainous Republic of Northern Caucasus (1918–1920)
  • Basmachi Movemement
  • Khanate of Khiva (1918–1920)
  • Emirate of Bukhara (1918–1920)
  • Alash Autonomy (1917–1920)

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