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Famine

Famine in Russia (1921-1923). Young girl in rags at Saratov railway station, gathering precious grains of wheat.

 

The Russian famine of 1921, also known as Povolzhye famine, was a severe famine in Bolshevik Russia which began in early spring of 1921 and lasted through 1922. This famine killed an estimated 5 million, primarily affecting the Volga and Ural River regions.

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Uploaded on July 2, 2015