Alexandra Keeler is a social strategy consultant at the Kyiv Independent. She is the former manager of the lifestyle social media team at Corus Entertainment Inc. in Canada. She received a BA in English Literature from Trent University in Peterborough, Canada, and a graduate certificate in Publishing from Centennial College in Toronto, Canada. She is also a freelance writer and has been published in Atlas Obscura, Big Think, Complex Canada, and more.
Editor’s Note: This article contains graphic photos and descriptions.
The Holodomor, which means “murder by starvation” in Ukrainian, is widely considered to be one of Ukraine’s most devastating national tragedies.
A man-made famine brought on by the agricultural collectivization policies and actions of the Soviet authorities under the
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