In a pit buried hundreds of residents Petrenkove, in 1933 starved.
In the village Petrenkove of the Novoaydarsky region of the Luhansk region found an abandoned cemetery, where the famine dead were buried by local residents
“Petrenkove is a small village in the Luhansk region. There’s no shop, no mail, no school. Left to live here less than a hundred people. All indigenous, and the majority of them – pensioners. On the outskirts of the village old cemetery. Among the local even have direct eyewitnesses” Communist crimes “, – reported in the material.
According to the woman, about hunger and the graves she had learned in the 70 years from his grandfather, who lived in Petrenkove.
“There a long time ago, when I was 12 years old, my grandfather showed where buried his father, his children, those who died during the Holodomor,” says Kolesnik.
She recalls how on Easter with my grandfather went to the cemetery, and he led her not to the monuments of the family, and to the thickets of thorns.
“Tomb without a cross and the signature had already been leveled. Under thickets of thorns was such cloths, and their eggs, Easter eggs, Easter cakes. That is, the graves, it seems not, but the old man remembered,” she says.
Then she learned that this tomb buried her great-grandfather and great-uncle and aunt. In addition, in this pit are buried hundreds of residents Petrenkove, in 1933 starved.
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