The Russians decided to repeat not only the war, but also the Holodomor (hunger and extermination), when Stalin wanted both to replace Ukraine’s small farms with state-run collectives and punish independence-minded Ukrainians who posed a threat to his totalitarian authority. This led to millions starving (1932-33).
Today officially announced plans to “expropriate crop surpluses” from the Russian-occupied Kherson region and other occupied regions of Ukraine.
TO REPLENISH THE FUND OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS IS PLANNED WITH SUPPLY FROM UKRAINE
As part of the implementation of the strategy of state support for the agro-industrial complex and the development of rural areas of the region, the Committee of the Legislative Assembly for Rural Affairs and Agro-Industrial Policy adopted a resolution on initiating the supply of agricultural products from Ukraine.
The deputies at the meeting almost unanimously supported the decision to import grain from the Kherson region, which was partially taken under the control of the RF Armed Forces as part of the Special Operation on the territory of Ukraine. Since there is only one cucumber production plant in the region, and the lack of other vegetables and grain crops as a result of the introduction of foreign sanctions is felt acutely not only in the Krasnoyarsk Territory, but everywhere at the federal level, the expropriation of last year’s and this year’s crop surpluses from farmers in the Kherson region will become one from tools to assist small businesses, consumer cooperatives.
Committee Chairman Vladislav Zyryanov admits that colleagues from other regions will be able to successfully implement such experience in the future. “Despite the fact that logistics involves long-distance sea and land transportation, this approach will be economically justified, given the withdrawal of many suppliers of seeds and fertilizers from the Russian market, as well as significant costs for heat and electricity to grow our own vegetables and fruits. After achieving all the goals of the military operation of the Russian Federation in Ukraine, it will also be possible to increase the volume of supplies for the domestic Russian consumer by moving food from other southern regions taken under control, ”he is sure.
April 27, 2022 Press Service of the Legislative Assembly of the Krasnoyarsk Territory Press Release No. 379 (13593)