Ep15. 'Was NKVD involved in the murder?' - Gareth Jones - Eyewitness To The Holodomor Part 2

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in August 1935 Gareth Jones was kidnapped by bandits in China and shot. One of the many mysteries surrounding Jones’s death was the fact that the vehicle he was kidnapped from belonged to persons associated the NKVD (the secret police organization that followed OGPU). Gareth Jones, the most reliable eyewitness to the Holodomor of 1932-1933, was eliminated and effectively silenced. His articles, like the famine itself, languishing in obscurity for more than seventy years. When his diaries where finally found at an aunts house in 2006 and exhibited at Cambridge in 2009, he and his reporting became a sensation. These diaries represent probably the only independent Western verification of arguably Stalin's greatest atrocity. Continue listening to Professor Ray Gamache's own words on his extraordinary book 'Gareth Jones: Eyewitness to the Holodomor' and Josef Stalin's rather unknown monstrous crime against humanity. Guest: Professor Ray Gamache A podcast by: Mikael Hylin Music: Anton Fossum-Hylin Story editor: Lærke Rasmussen Cover: from the book by Professor Ray Gamache - Gareth Jones: Eyewitness to the Holodomor. Friskrivningsklausul: Berättelserna, de fakta som presenteras samt synpunkter och åsikter som uttrycks i denna Podcast är endast synpunkter av de som presenterar och/eller intervjuas och återspeglar inte Spionpoddens officiella policy eller ståndpunkt. Grunden i vår journalistik är trovärdighet och opartiskhet. Spionpodden är oberoende i förhållande till politiska, religiösa, ekonomiska, offentliga och privata särintressen. En ideell självständig podcast som inte styrs eller ägs av någon tredje part. Disclaimer: The stories told, facts presented, and views and opinions expressed in this Podcast are solely those of the presenter or interviewee and do not reflect the official policy or position of Spionpodden. Spionpodden is independent in relation to political, religious, economic, public and private special interests. A non-profit independent podcast that is not controlled or owned by any third party.

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