Red Famine. Stalin’s War on Ukraine

  title={Red Famine. Stalin’s War on Ukraine},
  author={Taras Kuzio},
  journal={Europe-Asia Studies},
  pages={1334 - 1335}
  • Taras Kuzio
  • Published 14 September 2018
  • History
  • Europe-Asia Studies
During the horrific famine of 1932–3, did Ukrainian peasants die because they were Ukrainians or because they were peasants? This blunt question is at the heart of scholarly debate on the famine: while some believe that the famine was a deliberate attempt to crush Ukrainian nationalism (and thus can be considered an act of genocide), others see it as a product of Soviet agricultural mismanagement and Bolshevik indifference to the peasants’ fate. Terry Martin suggests a compromise he calls the… 
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