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The Bolsheviks won on November 1 (November 14). The next day the Council of People’s Commissars of the Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic (RSFSR) in St. Petersburg issued a Declaration of the Rights of the Peoples of Russia. It included equal sovereignty for all the nations of the former Tsarist Empire, the right to self-determination up to and including the right to secede and form independent states, an end to the privileges and limitations of a national or religious nature, and recognition for all national and ethnic minorities.
In April, the RCP’s Central Committee established the Kyrgyz24 Regional Bureau of the Russian Communist Party, paving the way for the formation of the Kyrgyz Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic within the RSFSR in August, with its capital in Orenburg. However, despite its military victories, Moscow failed to dissuade Muslim Communists to abandon their Turkic aspirations. Indeed, heeding the call of Ryskulov, the delegates at the Fifth Regional Congress of the Turkistani Communist Party in January 1920 renamed their organization the Turkish Communist Party and called on the RCP to recognize it as such.
Therefore anti-religious propaganda in Central Asia was limited to verbal attacks delivered in school classrooms, and at trade union and Komsomol (Kommunisticheskiyo soyuz molodyezhy, Communist Youth League) meetings. Those who devised the anti-Islamic argument took into account its doctrines and practices as well as its history in the region. They argued that Islam was an alien faith, imposed on the local population by invading Arabs, Iranians, and Ottoman Turks. Since Islam discriminated against women, upheld the power of male elders, and encouraged intolerance and fanaticism, it was conservative, even reactionary.