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  2. Vladimir Antonov-Ovseenko - Wikipedia

    He was shot dead on 10 February 1938. Monument of Antonov-Ovseenko in Chernihiv, removed in 2015. Antonov-Ovseenko was the first former Trotskyist to be posthumously rehabilitated, and in 1956 was named in a speech by Anastas Mikoyan to the 20th party congress of the CPSU.

  3. White and red: Tales from the Russian Revolution | Vladimir Putin...

    Vladimir Antonov-Ovseenko (centre) with officers from the Red Army. Ovseenko was a graduate of a military school [Sergey Kozmin/Al Jazeera]. “I respect my grandfather but condemn Bolshevism...

  4. Vladimir Antonov-Ovseenko - Spartacus Educational

    Antonov-Ovseenko was the main architect of the armed insurrection and led the Red Guards that seized the Winter Palace on the 25th October, 1917. After the October Revolution he was appointed Commissar for Military Affairs in Petrograd and Commisssar of War. Vladimir Antonov-Ovseenko

  5. Vladimir Antonov-Ovseenko - Wikiwand

    Vladimir Alexandrovich Antonov-Ovseenko , real surname Ovseenko, party aliases 'Bayonet' and 'Nikita' , literary pseudonym A. Gal , was a prominent Bolshevik leader, Soviet statesman, military commander, and diplomat.

  6. Tambov Rebellion - Wikipedia

    On 12 June 1921, Tukhachevsky received permission from Vladimir Antonov-Ovseenko to begin the use of chemical weapons against the remaining rebels. They ordered their troops to clear the forests with poison gas, stipulating that it "must be carefully calculated, so that the layer of gas penetrates the forests and kills everyone hiding there."

  7. The fall of the Winter Palace: How the Bolsheviks took power 100...

    As the palace was being attacked, a group of around a dozen people, led by Bolshevik military leader Vladimir Antonov-Ovseenko, snuck into the palace through an open and unguarded gate in the back ...

  8. Anton Antonov-Ovseyenko, Who Exposed Stalin Terror, Dies at 93

    His father, Vladimir Antonov-Ovseyenko, was a famous Soviet military commander who led the assault on the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg (it was then Petrograd) in 1917, helping to usher in...

  9. 1919 Soviet invasion of Ukraine - Wikipedia

    Vladimir Antonov-Ovseenko, commander-in-chief of the Ukrainian Front during the Soviet invasion. Kharkiv offensive. In December 1918, the Ukrainian Soviet divisions were put at the disposal of Antonov-Ovseenko. Numbering approximately 5,000 soldiers each, the divisions were still not full-fledged regular formations.

  10. Anton Antonov-Ovseenko - Wikipedia

    Anton Vladimirovich Antonov-Ovseenko ( Russian: Анто́н Влади́мирович Анто́нов-Овсе́енко; 23 February 1920, Moscow, RSFSR – 9 July 2013, Moscow, Russia) was a Russian historian and writer. [1] [2] Born on 23 February 1920, he was the son of the Bolshevik military leader Vladimir Antonov-Ovseenko who commanded the assault on the Winter Palace. [3]

  11. Lenin and the Russian Revolution | Marx Memorial Library

    Leon Trotsky and Vladimir Antonov-Ovseenko, led the Red Army and gradually pro-Bolsheviks took control of the Ukraine. By February, 1918, the Whites held no major areas in Russia but it was not until late 1920 that the Civil War came to an end.