The state-orchestrated Ukrainian famine of 1932–1933 was designed by Josef Stalin to break the will of Ukrainian peasants, forcing them to collectivize.

Holodomor: The Ukrainian Famine

Ukrainians have many reasons to fear Russians

My maiden name is White, and every three years the White clan holds an enormous family reunion. The descendants of all my grandfather’s siblings show up at the appointed place — we’ve been to Kansas, Arkansas and New Mexico so far — to update each other about our families.



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