Pro-independence movements in Russian Civil War
Pro-independence movements in Russian Civil War within the territory of the former Russian Empire sought for creation of independent and non-Bolshevik nation states after the October Revolution. They were often supported politically or militarily by the Entente Powers. Some of them cooperated with the Russian White Movement, others were opposed to it. Many pro-independence movements emerged after the break-up of the Russian Empire and fought in the war.
The following list presents the major pro-independence movements and the conflicts they were involved in during this period.
- Finland (Independence from 1917)
- Poland (Independence from 1918)
- Ukraine (Independence 1917-1921. Partitioned between Poland, Czechoslovakia, Romania and Ukrainian SSR)
- Belarus (Independence 1918-1919. Partitioned between Poland and Belarusian SSR)
- Crimea (Independence 1917-1918. Invaded by Russia, later restored for a short while by Ukrainian army)
- Estonia (Independence from 1918)
- Latvia (Independence from 1918)
- Lithuania (Independence from 1918)
- East European Russia
- North European Russia
- South European Russia