Russian authorities ordered to “expropriate” harvests, seeds and equipment from Ukrainian farmers in the occupied Kherson region. These orders remind of Stalin’s “requisitions” of food from Ukrainian peasants in early 1930s. This led to Holodomor, Stalin’s artificial famine in which at least 4 million of Ukrainian peasants died in 1932-1933.
We continue our “Explaining Ukraine” podcast by discussing horrible consequences of Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Hosts: Volodymyr Yermolenko, analytics director at Internews Ukraine, and Tetyana Ogarkova, in charge of international outreach at the Ukraine Crisis Media Centre.
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UCMC’s contribution to episode #94 is supported by the joint Ukraine Crisis Media Center and Estonian Centre for International Development project that is funded by the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and American Embassy in Kyiv.