Ukraine Famine

In the 1930s, a combination of bad weather and Soviet policy led to a devastating famine in Ukraine.

Alan Johnston brings together accounts from a survivor and a journalist who visited Ukraine at the time.

This programme was first broadcast last year.

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10 minutes

Last on

Sun 1 May 2011 01:50 GMT

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