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Ukraine Famine

In Ukraine in the 1930s millions of people starved to death in a famine which became known as the Holodomor.

In Ukraine in the 1930s millions of people starved to death in a famine which became known as the Holodomor. Years of bad harvests were exacerbated by Soviet policies, leading to mass starvation. Alan Johnston has been investigating memories of that time.
Photo: Dead and dying horses near a Belgorod collective farm during the man-made Holodomor famine in the Ukraine, former Soviet Union, 1934. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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