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Aleksei Stepanovich Vedernikov

Revolutionary

Aleksei Vedernikov, USSR Revolutionary.

Background

Vedernikov, Aleksei was born in 1880.

Career

Joined theSD Party, 1897. Took part in the 1905 Revolution in Moscow. During the October Revolution, directed the seizure of the post office and telegraph in Moscow.

Commander of the Red Guards in Moscow after the Bolshevik take-over, 1917. Quelled an anti-communist uprising in Murom during the Civil War.