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The 'Red Terror' and political opposition

The 'Red Terror' was an officially sanctioned policy of the Soviet government during the Russian Civil War, administered by the state security organisation the Cheka between 1918-1921. The documents linked to here relate to both the 'Red Terror' of the Civil War and to later treatment of political opponents - particularly those who were on the political left or anarchists.

Britain and the 'Red Terror'

Socialist opposition:

Anarchist opposition:

Trade union opposition:

In the prisons: