What is the Holodomor Famine?

Holodomor, in Ukrainian, means “death by hunger.” This Famine came about as a direct result of policies created and imposed on Ukraine by the Soviet regime which covered it up and denied it, ensuring that it would not be known for decades. Holodomor also known as the Great Famine started in 1932 and ended in 1933 caused by the Soviet Communist Party killing more than 4 million people mostly peasants. The communist party emphasized on collectivization of farming land which was opposed by Ukrainian farmers. kulaks (wealthy farmers) were exiled to western Siberia and the republics of Central Asia to … Continue reading What is the Holodomor Famine?