Soviets of Muslim Workers Deputies

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Soviets of Muslim Workers’ Deputies


elective political organizations of the proletariat of the indigenous nationalities of Middle Asia. The soviets of Muslim workers’ deputies were established as a result of a mass movement during the February Revolution of 1917. They were modeled after the soviets of workers’ deputies, with which they were closely allied.

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