Leica That Saw Holodomor exhibition in Kyiv

Leica That Saw Holodomor exhibition in Kyiv

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Ukrainian history genocide Holodomor famine exhibition Holodomor Museum camera Leica photography Alexander Wienerberger
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KYIV, UKRAINE - NOVEMBER 23, 2022 - The Hall of Memory of the National Museum of the Holodomor-Genocide hosts the opening of The Leica That Saw the Holodomor exhibition, Kyiv, capital of Ukraine. The main exhibit is the camera with which Austrian engineer Alexander Wienerberger captured the man-made famine, known as the Holodomor, in Kharkiv Region in 1933. A photo album compiled by the author himself, a specific device with which Wienerberger managed to secretly take photos and the brochures - Russland wie es wirklich ist (“Russia as it really is”, 1934) and Um eine Fuhre Salz im GPU-Keller (“Cargo of salt in the basement of the GPU”, 1942) - accompanied by Alexander Wienerberger’s memoirs about life in the USSR are also on display. This photo cannot be distributed in the Russian Federation. Ukrinform. /KDR/

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