A hundred and twenty versts from Ufa he reached the flying Csika.
With this small force he started to the relief of the Fort of Ufa.
In the meantime he continued to lay siege to Orenburg and Ufa.
Generalissimus Csika was instructed to occupy the fort Ufa, with the troops who were entrusted to his care.
Finally the rebels retreated, and Michelson discovered that his opponents meant to take by surprise the Fort of Ufa.
The Council chosen by the Ufa Assembly had tried to work together for this purpose, but had failed.
Bolderoff, as I have stated, was at the Ufa front when Koltchak assumed supreme power.