White Émigrés

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

White Émigrés

 

individuals hostile to Soviet power who emigrated from Soviet Russia after the October Revolution of 1917 in the years of the Civil War and military intervention (1918–20). They were primarily representatives of the ruling classes of prerevolutionary Russia.

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