Civil War and the Execution of the Tsar
The Russian Civil War: The Bolsheviks against the White Movement (31 July 1918)
Historical Map of Russia
The Czechoslovak troops seized much of the Trans-Siberian Railway. With their support, anti-Bolshevik factions quickly gained power across Siberia. Simultaneously, disgruntled leftists rose up in Moscow and Yaroslavl, but were crushed after a few days.