Via RFF/RL... Socialism as the first stage towards Communism.
Eighty years ago, in 1932-33, Soviet authorities took all the grain from Ukrainian villagers and left them with nothing. More than 3 million people died in the resulting famine. The tragedy, known as Holodomor, became a defining moment in Ukrainian history. Some of the survivors in the village of Targan, south of Kyiv, where 360 of 900 households died of starvation, spoke to RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service for this report, originally broadcast in 2011.