8. The Red Army was victorious because the Soviet Republic was not alone in its struggle against the White Guard counter-revolution and foreign intervention, the struggle of Soviet power and its successes aroused the sympathy and support of the proletarians of the whole world. While the imperialists were trying to stifle the Soviet Republic intervention and blockade, the workers of the imperialist countries were on the side of the Soviets and helped them. Their struggle against the capitalist enemy countries the Soviet Republic contributed to the fact that the imperialists were forced to abandon intervention. The workers of England, France and other countries participating in the intervention, organized strikes, refused to load military equipment to help interventionists and the White Guard generals, created "committees of action" under the slogan - "Hands off Russia!".