Nestor Ivanovych Makhno ( , ; – July 25, 1934), commonly known as Bat ko Makhno ( ; , Father Makhno ), was a Ukrainian anarchist revolutionary and the commander of an independent anarchist army in Ukraine from 1917–21.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nestor_Makhno
Nestor Ivanovych Makhno [a] (7 November 1888 – 25 July 1934), also known as Bat'ko Makhno ("Father Makhno"), [b] was a Ukrainian anarchist and the commander of the Revolutionary Insurgent Army of Ukraine Ukrainian Civil War. He established the Makhnovshchina (loosely translated as "Makhno movement"), a by the Ukrainian peasantry to establish ...
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.
Subscribers only. Long Read After the 1917 Russian Revolution, this peasant's son became a feared wartime leader and a celebrated figure of anarchism, even in Paris, where he died in 1934.
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.
Ukrainian anarchist leader Nestor Makhno pioneered the use of the tachanka en masse during the Russian Civil War. Makhno's forces relied so heavily upon the use of the tachanka that one Makhnovite referred to himself and his fellow troops as "a republic on tachanki". 
Staring out over Huliaipole’s bomb-ravaged main square is a statue of Nestor Makhno – an anarchist, revolutionary and freedom fighter, who has become a symbol of Ukraine’s independence struggle....
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. Nestor Makhno (1921) Nestor Ivanovych Makhno (7 November 1888-25 July 1934) was a Ukrainian anarchist revolutionary and the commander of an independent anarchist army in Ukraine from 1917–21.
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.