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James
Polymath, Polyglot, Humanist, Historian, Slavist, Sui Generis and European. How may i help?
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James 11 Aug 15
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(2) Under the subsequent Anti-Polish NKVD operation, almost 140,000 people were arrested of which 111,071 at least were executed.
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James 11 Aug 15
(1) On this day 1937, NKVD Order No 00485 was signed by Yezhov ordering the complete destruction of Poles in the USSR
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James 11 Aug 16
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(8) This may well be the most infamous Holodomor telegram as it shows that the genocide was initiated from the very top of the USSR - Stalin
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James 11 Aug 16
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(7) What that meant of course was turn Ukraine into a giant concentration camp, complete with sealed borders, guards, hard labour & death
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James 11 Aug 16
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(5) So here he told Kaganovich to impose a final solution to this supposed Ukrainian problem. Not only was he to replace the Ukr communists
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James 11 Aug 16
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(4) Stalin accused Ukrainians & even Ukr communists for being full of "rotten elements", "petlurites", or "the direct agents of Pilsudski"
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James 11 Aug 16
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(3) Here Stalin makes clear his genocidal conviction that Ukrainian people themselves were a threat to his own absolute control of Ukraine
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James 11 Aug 16
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(2)"The main thing now is Ukraine. The situation in Ukraine is very bad...if we do not correct Ukraine soon we may lose Ukraine" Stalin said
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James 11 Aug 16
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(1) On this day 1932, Stalin orders Kaganovich to turn the Ukrainian SSR into a lethal "fortress", his euphemism for genocide
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James 11 Aug 16
Cьогодні 1932: Сталін, "Найголовніше зараз Україна. .... превратить Украину...в настоящую крепость СССР"
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James 7 Aug 17
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(6) And the NKVD enforced this law ruthlessly. Even children who also collected grain were shot by Stalin's henchmen.
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James 7 Aug 17
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(5) Even collecting just handfuls of grain from the side of a field was enough to have you punished by death from Stalin's NKVD.
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James 7 Aug 17
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(4) Note that under soviet law all property was deemed to be in the hands of the state and the term "misuse" here was loosely defined.
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James 7 Aug 17
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(3) It stated anyone who "misuses" collective property would be met with either shooting on the spot or 10 years imprisonment.
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James 7 Aug 17
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(2) This law forbade any Ukrainians from collecting any grain that could be used as a food source from state owned farms
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James 7 Aug 17
(1) On this day 1932, Stalin enacts the "law of Spikelets", designed for what it called the "protection" of socialist property.
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James Jul 30
For informed discussions about the Holodomor. All are welcome to share stories, documents, eyewitness testimonies, news items, published articles, educational websites and books of interest.
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James Jul 30
reports from the Svoboda Archives, July 31, 1933. "Ukraine is starving"
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C4 News FactCheck Jul 30
We do produce some insulin in the UK, although it's less than 1% of our needs and comes from pigs and cows rather than humans. That said, industry sources told today that they don't expect significant problems if there's a no-deal Brexit.
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Institute of National Remembrance Jul 30
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After this incident, the unilaterally broke off diplomatic relations with the government of the
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