December 1930: the Moscow execution of Ukrainian musicians

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In December 1930, 337 Ukrainian musicians were executed in Russia in an attempt to eliminate Ukrainian culture. Some historians place the date of the execution as 1933, but as with most things that happened in the Soviet Union, records are hard to come by.

Starved peasants on a street in Kharkiv, 1933.

Dead peasants in Ukraine during the genocide.

This atrocity took place around the same time as the Holodomor, Stalin’s genocide in Ukraine that rivalled the Holocaust for deaths.

Read more about the execution of the musicians.

 

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