You will see the same Red tactics being used on Miron Dolot is a teacher of Slavic languages and lives in California. As a teenager he lived through the famine forced upon the Ukranian people by Joseph Stalin. In , in an effort to destroy the well-to-do peasant farmers, Joseph Stalin ordered the collectivization of all Ukrainian In , in an effort to destroy the well-to-do peasant farmers, Joseph Stalin ordered the collectivization of all Ukrainian farms.
In the ensuing years, a brutal Soviet campaign of confiscations, terrorizing, and murder spread throughout Ukrainian villages.
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What food remained after the seizures was insufficient to support the population. Ukraine not "the" Ukraine, anymore than China is "the" China at one time was known as "the Breadbasket of Europe. Ukraine had a history of free peasant farming. This fierce spirit of independence continued even after Ukraine was incorporated into the Soviet Union.
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But in Stalin began his program of collectivizing Ukrainian agriculture. The author describes how city-dwelling Communists, who had virtually no knowledge of agriculture and exhibited utter contempt for farmers, took over rural villages and began to enforce collectivization on the hostile populace. In the process, the deeply religious Ukrainians witnessed their churches torn down or turned into Communist Party offices, priests murdered, and religious objects, such as crosses confiscated.
In , Stalin announced a stepped-up campaign of collectivization and declared that all "kulaks" so-called rich farmers, often paupers by comparison with American farmers were to be liquidated "as a social class. In Dolot's village, a Comrade Livschitz oversaw collectivization and elsewhere, "strangers" as the author euphemistically dubs their non-Ukrainian taskmasters, managed the Red reign of terror. Villagers were divided into units of fives and tens, to keep better surveillance over them and root out those who were reluctant to join the collectives.
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Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians were deported for forced labor in the far northern regions of the Soviet Union. The Stalin regime confiscated the entire crop including even the seed grain. The borders were then sealed.
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Even after starvation set in, agents of the "Bread Procurement Commission" continued to conduct periodic raids on all homes suspected of holding small amounts of food. The author describes what took place;. Faced with starvation, the villagers tried everything possible to save themselves and their families.
Some of them started eating dogs and cats. Others went hunting for birds: One could see starving villagers searching in the bushes along the river for birds' nests or looking for crabs and other small crustaceans in the water.
Even their hard shells, though not edible, were cooked and the broth consumed as nourishment. One could see crowds of famished villagers combing the woods in search of roots or mushrooms and berries.
Some tried to catch small forest animals. Driven by hunger, people ate everything and anything: They even ate weeds, the leaves and bark of trees, insects, frogs and snails. Nor did they shy away from eating the meat of diseased horses and cattle.