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Basmachi movement.
Category. Statistic.
Operated in. Russian Turkestan/Soviet Central Asia.
Founder(s) Madamin Bey, Irgash Bey and Ibrahim Bek.
Founded in 1916.
Disbanded in

1934 (wiped out by the Soviets).

Political alignment Islamist, pro-Afghan, Pro-Persian, pro-China, Turkish nationalist and/or Tsarist. Psycoticly anti-Soviet.
Activity Resistance fighting, banditry, massacres, being used by Russian Tsarists as cannon fodder and trying to set up a moderate Islamic/Turkic state, premoting Turkish political infuence in the region.
Online Links http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basmachi_movement, http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Basmachi+Movement, http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Basmachi_movement, http://www.thefullwiki.org/Basmachi_movement, http://www.academia.edu/492602/Basmachi_Movement, http://vlib.iue.it/carrie/texts/carrie_books/paksoy-6/cae12.html, http://wn.com/basmachi_movement, http://us.wow.com/wiki/Basmachi_Rebellion, http://www.turkishweekly.net/article/75/basmachi-movement-from-within-account-of-zeki-velidi-togan.html, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turkmenistan.

Later, the Estonian Arajs Kommandos, cossak rebels and Waffen SS “Galizien” (Halychyna) Division also rebelled against Soviet rule in WW2.