The Great Famine of 1932 – 33 in Soviet Ukraine: Causes and Consequences

By Bohdan Krawchenko Introduction Combat Post-Truth Politics of the Famine in Ukraine The famine of 1932-33 which saw millions perish , is an event of central importance in the history of Ukraine.  The Holodomor as it is known, is not only an historical question but has become a key issue of debates on the Ukrainian … Continue reading The Great Famine of 1932 – 33 in Soviet Ukraine: Causes and Consequences

HOLODOMOR

QUESTION NATIONALE, STALINISME, UKRAINE Par Vincent Presumey. Étymologiquement, le mot ukrainien Holodomor contracte holod, la faim, et demoryty, qui n’a pas d’équivalent direct en français et peut se rendre par « laisser périr délibérément ». L’intentionnalité est décisive : laisser périr, c’est assassiner. Pour les Ukrainiens, le mot est donc synonyme de génocide, et, de même que Shoah désigne aujourd’hui le génocide dont … Continue reading HOLODOMOR

Bitter Harvest the Stalinist Terror Famine in Ukraine

The new film Bitter Harvest set during the Stalinist terror in Ukraine is now showing in cinemas.  It is a romantic-drama about the man-made famine which swept the Soviet Ukraine in 1932-33 killing millions.  The film Directed by Canadian film director of Ukrainian descent George Mendeluk, brings to the big screen an aspect of the tragic history … Continue reading Bitter Harvest the Stalinist Terror Famine in Ukraine