Date of Award

Fall 1-3-2020

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Elidor Mehilli

Second Advisor

Benjamin Hett

Academic Program Adviser

Manu Bhagavan


This paper discusses how the Holodomor (Ukrainian Genocide of 1932-1933) was effectively covered up by Stalin with the help of compliant actors in the West. A confluence of media, political, and economic interests in the West was critical in successfully covering up Stalin's crimes against the Ukrainian people.



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