When the Citizens of an entire region of Russia became Cannibals

Arturo Perozo
2 min readNov 4, 2021

For a year, a region of Russia had to resort to the sale of human flesh and cannibalism in order to survive.

Rest of human flesh on the ground. Pic Courtesy of: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cannibalism_during_Russian_famine_1921.jpg

In early 1921, one of the most severe famines known in history began. In the Volga region of Russia. It is true that during that time, the entire Russian nation was going through a crisis, misery and hunger could be found in every corner of the…

Arturo Perozo

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