Cold War: The Russian Civil War Return to the case study menu
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3a What does Churchill think of the position of Denikin in 1919?
3b What does he think of the position of Kolchak?

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3c Is it clear from this source that Britain is opposed to the Bolsheviks?
3d How might a Bolshevik supporter react if he/she saw this document?

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Extract from the minutes of the British Cabinet in August 1919. This extract contains a report by Churchill on events in the Russian Civil War at the time

Extract from the minutes of the British Cabinet in August 1919. This extract contains a report by Churchill on events in the Russian Civil War at the time