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Bolsheviks capture Kiev – archive, 1918


16 February 1918: Little by little the counter-revolutionaries were forced back by artillery and by bayonetsA report transmitted through the wireless stations of the Russian Government on February 11, announcing the capture of Kieff by Bolshevik troops, contains the following:–Events at Kieff took the following course. At the time when our troops advanced towards Kieff the workmen and soldiers raised a revolt against the Rada. The revolt was successful from the beginning, but the troops of Petliura, after they were detected near Kruti on January 17, blew up the bridges, thus holding up the advance of our troops, and fell …read more

Source: The Guardian

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