|Part of Russian Civil War|
|peasant rebels||Red Army|
|Casualties and losses|
The Arsk uprising (Tatar: Cyrillic Арча фетнәсе, Latin Arça fetnäse) was a Tatar peasant rebellion against the Soviet power in Kazan, Layesh, Mamadysh uyezds of Kazan Governorate. It started on October 25, 1918 as a result of prodrazvyorstka policy. On November 10 rebels took the town of Arsk. Red guards with cannons were sent to suppress the rebellion. On November 15 the rebellion was defeated, 31 rebels were killed, 11 wounded. The participants of the rebellion repaid a contribution to the Soviet power.
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- (Tatar) "Arça fetnäse/Арча фетнәсе". Tatar Encyclopaedia. Kazan: The Republic of Tatarstan Academy of Sciences. Institution of the Tatar Encyclopaedia. 2002.
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