The Povolzhye Famine & Cannibalism – 1921-1922

The despair of Russian peasants facing starvation during a famine that spirited away the country in the years after the revolution is revealed by these haunting pictures of human heads for sale. More than five million people died during the cataclysm, which began in 1921, and lasted through 1922. Russian communist revolutionary Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, better known as... Continue Reading →

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