Myronivskyi district

Kyivskа region

Victims: 630

The population of Makedony village (Myronivskyi district, Kyivska region) suffered from the Holodomor-genocide of 1932-1933.

During the Holodomor years, the village belonged to Rzhyshchivskyi district. At the end of 20s’, collectivization started in the village. There were about 600 yards at that time, where 2 thousand people lived. There were several collective farms, named after Lenin and Kosior (the head of this kolkhoz was Zadorozhnii). The head of the village council was Bondarenko. In Makedony, a cruel struggle of local authorities with individual farmers began. The activists were Hnat Liashchenko, Danylo Pyliai, Paraska Yevtushenko and others. The denunciations against “unreliable” people were supported.

Sylvestr Yakovych Martynenko was dekulakized, the family of Havrylo Arkhypovych Kalinichenko was dekulakized and exiled. Many peasants were convicted of the resistance and counterrevolutionary activity. However, non-organized, chaotic resistance did not change anything. Until the winter of 1932, the village activists confiscated everything edible from their co-villagers. Even the cereals destined for fodder or sowing were taken out in order to give the bread to the state.

About 630 people died from starvation in the village, 71 of them are identified.

At the cemetery, there is the place of mass burial of the Holodomor victims, where local inhabitants heaped the mound up and installed an iron cross in the 90s’.