Basic Facts About The Holodomor

28,000people died per day at the height of the Holodomor in June of 1933 1

31%were children under the age of 10 2

1/3of all villages were blacklisted, blockaded and left to die

1 Source: Wolowyna, O. et al. 2020. “Monthly Distribution of 933 Famine Losses in Soviet Ukraine and Russian Soviet Republic at the Regional Level.” Nationalities Papers, vol. 48, no. 3.

2 Source: Demography of a man-made human catastrophe: The case of massive famine in Ukraine 1932–1933

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