CZECH LEGION ON A TRAIN IN SIBERIA
Russian History 1918
Civil War Timeline - Year 1918
Czechoslovak Legion and the Trans-Siberian Railway.
January 10, 1918
(December 28, 1917
The Cossacks declare their independence and form the
Republic of the Don.
January 12, 1918
(December 30, 1917
The Latvians declare their independence from Russia but find it hard to celebrate
while occupying Germans are still
sitting on their laps.
January 18, 1918 (January
Constituent Assembly gathers.
Bolsheviks demand that authority
should be given to the Soviets.
( What is a Soviet?)
The Assembly refuses.
Left Socialist Revolutionaries walk out.
January 19, 1918 (January 6, 1918
Bolshevik government sends troops to disperse the Constituent
Assembly. All non-Bolsheviks get a handbasket each and are told to
January 22, 1918
(January 9, 1917
The Ukrainians declare their
independence from Russia.
January 28, 1918
(January 15, 1917
Civil War breaks out in Finland as a result of the recent Finnish
declaration of independence from Russia.
February 2, 1918 (January
ruling officially separates the Orthodox church from the state. Religious persecution
property will get pillaged and churches destroyed.
February 9, 1918
The Central Powers and the
Ukraine sign the
Treaty of Brest-Litovsk.
February 10, 1918