The era of civilian war 1918 -1920 in Russia and Ukraine was full of adventurers. After 1918 Ukraine, the wave of anarchy. Getman Skoropadskyi fell, and was succeeded by his power of the Ukrainian People's Republic, headed by Petlyura was very weak. Life in the Ukrainian province was under the control of local chieftains who ruled over by rebel militias and volunteer, recruited from farmers. In Ukraine, a huge number-independent republics. Chieftains robbed trains and stormed the whole town. They controlled 30% of the territory of Ukraine, with many of these groups grew to the size of armies. The largest of them was the formation of Batko Nestor Makhno, Ataman Grigoriev and Atamansha Maroussi Stanchev.
The first global war