The term "Makhnovshchina" (Ukrainian: Махновщина, romanized: Makhnovshchyna) can be loosely translated as the "Makhno movement", referring to the mass movement of social revolutionaries that supported the anarchist Nestor Makhno and his Revolutionary Insurgent Army of Ukraine (RIAU).https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Makhnovshchina
Nestor Ivanovych Makhno (7 November 1888 – 25 July 1934), also known as Bat'ko Makhno ("Father Makhno"), was a Ukrainian anarchist revolutionary and the commander of the Revolutionary Insurgent Army of Ukraine during the Ukrainian Civil War.
The term "Makhnovshchina" (Ukrainian: Махновщина, romanized: Makhnovshchyna) can be loosely translated as the "Makhno movement", referring to the mass movement of social revolutionaries that supported the anarchist Nestor Makhno and his Revolutionary Insurgent Army of Ukraine (RIAU).
Nestor Makhno, the anarchist of the Ukrainian countryside GUILLAUME HERBAUT/VU’ FOR LE MONDE International War in Ukraine Nestor Makhno, the anarchist of the Ukrainian countryside By Ariane...
Revolutionary Insurgent Army of Ukraine. A flag used by the 2nd Consolidated Infantry Regiment of the RIAU. Inscription in Russian: "Death to oppressors of workers". Leaders. Nestor Makhno. Semen Karetnyk. Fedir Shchus. Viktor Bilash. Dates of operation.
When one of the Union's members, Egor Bondarenko, was due to be hanged, he prophesied that his comrade Nestor Makhno would "hoist again the black flag of Anarchy that our enemies have snatched from us..." During his prison sentence, Makhno himself wrote poetry depicting a peasant revolution breaking out beneath the anarchist black flag.
makhno, nestor ivanovich (1889 – 1934), leader of an insurgent peasant army in the civil war and hero of the libertarian Left. Born in Ukraine of peasant stock in Hulyai-Pole, Yekaterinoslav guberniya, Nestor Makhno (n é Mikhnenko) became an anarchist during the 1905 Revolution.
Nestor Makhno has been called a revolutionary anarchist, a peasant rebel, the Ukrainian Robin Hood, a mass-murderer, a pogromist, and a devil. These epithets had their origins in the Russian Civil War (1917–21), where the military forces of the peasant-anarchist Nestor Makhno and Mennonite colonists in southern Ukraine came into conflict.
Public Domain.The logic was simple: Ukraine’s most famous anarchist, Nestor Makhno, was best known for fighting the Bolsheviks. As the peasant leader of a peasant army, Makho also fought against ...
Nestor Makhno and the Russian Civil War During the fierce struggle that followed the Russian Revolution, writes David Footman, an intrepid Ukrainian guerilla leader waged war against Whites and Reds alike.
4.04. 92 ratings11 reviews. Available for the first time in English, here’s the gripping story of Ukrainian anarchist Nestor Makhno. With his usual wit and engaging style, Skirda chronicles the life of a legend and the insurgent army that fought in his name.