AKIPRESS.COM - The archival service under the Ministry of Digital Development shared a photo from the Central State Archive of Film and Photo Documents of Kyrgyzstan.
The photo shows a demonstration of workers in Turkestan.
The photograph dates from 1919, or 103 years ago.
The Turkestan Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic was an autonomous entity within the RSFSR from April 30, 1918 to October 27, 1924. The population was over 5 million people. The capital was Tashkent. The ruling party was the Communist Party of Turkestan.
The TSR included the territory of Transcaspian, Samarkand, Semirechensk and Fergana, Syrdarya regions.
On the territory of the TASSR were created Uzbek SSR, Turkmen SSR, Tajik ASSR, Kara-Kyrgyz Autonomous Region and Kara-Kalpak Autonomous Okrug (now Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Karakalpakstan respectively).