Russian Civil War

Kiev Arsenal January Uprising
Group of armed workers - participants of the January uprising. Central documentary archive of Ukraine named after G.Pshenychnyi
1918 Jan 29 - Feb 4

Kiev Arsenal January Uprising

Kyiv, Ukraine

Kyiv Arsenal January Uprising was the Bolshevik-organized workers' armed revolt that started on January 29, 1918 at the Arsenal Factory in Kyiv during the Soviet–Ukrainian War. The goal of the uprising was to sabotage the ongoing elections to the Ukrainian Constituent Assembly and to support the advancing Red Army.