Children place ears of wheat as they visit a monument for Holodomor victims of the famine of 1932-33, in which millions died of hunger. Photo: Reuters
Children place ears of wheat as they visit a monument for Holodomor victims of the famine of 1932-33, in which millions died of hunger. Photo: Reuters
Ukraine war

‘Russia will pay’, Ukraine says as it marks Soviet-era famine in which millions died

  • Ukraine holds its memorial day for the victims of the ‘Holodomor’ famine during the winter of 1932-33 when Josef Stalin was Russia’s leader
  • Millions of Ukrainians starved to death after Russian police seized all grain and livestock from farms, including the seed needed to plant the next crops

Children place ears of wheat as they visit a monument for Holodomor victims of the famine of 1932-33, in which millions died of hunger. Photo: Reuters
Children place ears of wheat as they visit a monument for Holodomor victims of the famine of 1932-33, in which millions died of hunger. Photo: Reuters
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