The legacy of Holodomor

 
Ukrainian Ambassador to Austria Dr. Olexander Scherba talks about how the Holodomor genocide against the Ukrainian people in 1932-1933 affected his family and the nation as a whole, even today. He describes how the man-made famine killed the sister of his grandmother, Marina, who died at the age of 12 after eating a toxic dose of acacia blossom.

Storyteller: Olexander Scherba

Date of Story: 1933
Location of Story: Vinnytsia Oblast, Ukraine
Location: Vienna, Austria
Date: 23 March, 2016