When the Soviet Union dissolved only two years later, not with a bang but with a whimper, we were slack-jawed with surprise.
- After the revolution in Russia, Western (or Russian) Turkestan became a member of the Federation of Soviet Republics.
The exact position of the native states of Bukhara and Khiva, which were later occupied by the Soviet Government, remained obscure.
In 1920 she went to Russia as a member of one of the various Labour delegations invited to inspect Soviet conditions of government.
This Committee consists of 75 members, sending representatives to Moscow to the meetings of the Central Committee of the All-Russian Federation of Soviet Republics, but the Turkestan Republic showed itself very little inclined to accept the control which the Central Committee at Moscow endeavoured to maintain.