Veselivskyi district

Zаporizkа region

Victims: 800

The population of Menchykury village, Veselivskyi district, Zaporizzhhia region, suffered from the Holodomor genocide of 1932-1933. The number of identified victims, according to the State Archives of Zaporizhia region is 50 people. However, local historian, local history teacher Ivan Rubel, born in 1917, who himself survived the Holodomor, investigated that in early 1932 about a thousand people lived in the village in early 1932, and in the spring of 1933 there were a little more than a hundred left. Whole families starved to death, were put in a common pit, and then buried.