Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1819-4907 (Print)
ISSN 2542-1913 (Online)


On the role of the Czechoslovak Corps in the Expansion of the Civil War in Russia

The book by M. A. Vasilchenko reveals the degree of participation of soldiers and officers of the Czechoslovak Corps at the initial stage of the Civil War in the Volga region. The monograph traces the process of transformation of Czech units from an integral part of the Russian army into a national military formation pursuing narrow national interests in the conditions of Civil War. The author introduces the concept of “autonomization” into scientific circulation, which is successful enough to describe this process.

Czechoslovak Corps in the Volga region in 1918

The article deals with the causes of separate parts of the Czechoslovak Army corps in the Middle Volga region, the impact on the consolidation of the anti-Bolshevik forces in the region and the course of the fighting in the summer of 1918. The author of this article identifies a number of features that differentiate Povolzhskoe groups of Czechoslovak Corps from similar military units that took part in the Civil War.

A new study on the history of the Russian peasantry during the Civil War

The review presents an analysis of V. V. Kondrashin’s textbook, which, on the basis of a large complex of archival and published documentary materials and scientific literature, recreated a panorama of the relationship of the Russian peasantry with the opposing power structures that appeared and functioned in Russia during the Great Russian Revolution – the Bolshevik government and its political opponents that arose during the Civil War, white and other regimes.

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