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Ukraine Mourns Millions Who Died in '32-'33 Famine

September 13, 1993| Associated Press

KIEV, Ukraine — After 60 years of official silence, Ukraine on Sunday mourned the death of 4 million to 7 million people in a famine caused by the Communist drive to collectivize agriculture.

Flags flew at half-mast and government buildings were draped with black ribbons for the first commemoration of what historians have labeled "the unknown Holocaust" and the "harvest of sorrow" in 1932-33.

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