• Michael Laxer

Daily LIFT #658


Red Army troops after liberating Tbilisi (then know as Tiflis) February 25, 1921 -- Daily LIFT #658


On February 25, 1921 the Red Army forces of the Bolshevik Revolution liberated the Georgian capital of Tbilisi after a week long offensive and proclaimed the Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic.


They sent a cable to Moscow that read: "The Red Banner of Soviets is flying over Tiflis. Long Live Soviet Georgia!".



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