Velyki Lisivtsi

Popilnianskyi district

Zhytomyrskа region

Victims: 1000

The population of Velyki Lisivtsi village (Popilnia district, Zhytomyr region) suffered from Holodomor-genocide of 1932-1933.

By 1932, more than 2 thousand people lived in the village. After the Holodomor and political repression on the eve of the Second World War, the number of people declined by almost half. According to eyewitnesses, more than 30 people died of hunger on Haharina and Moskovska streets, 50 people on Gupivka, Shchurivka, up to 30 people on Sadyby. According to the old-timers memories in the village, about a thousand people died, the names of 44 are set. The Holodomor victims of 1932-1933 were mostly buried in a rural cemetery at a distance of 1.5 km from the village council, on the left side of field.At the mass grave place, located on the village cemetery, there is a black granite steal with an inscription-devoted to “The Holodomor Victims of 1932-33 from the residents of Velyki Lisivtsi village”. It is established in 2002 by means of Poliakov Y. M.