Ideas | Mar 14, 2014 | 53:58

The Great Hunger, Part 1 - Ukraine

Hunger and starvation are more often the result of human action rather than nature's caprice. Philip Coulter visits Ukraine to tell the story the Holodomor, "hunger extermination”, which took place in the 1930s, an event that shapes Ukraine to this day.

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