«We need to look into the past in order to understand the present and foresee the future»

Turar Ryskulov about famine in Turkestan


(from COLLECTION OF MATERIALS of International scientific conference «GREAT FAMINE IN KAZAKHSTAN: TRAGEDY OF THE NATION AND THE LESSONS OF HISTORY») published in Astana, 2012

The report addresses the issue of famine in 1918–1923 in Turkestan. Activities of the Kazakh state and public figure Turar Ryskulov as the Chairman of the Central Commission for the struggle against famine is analyzed.

Dr. Kahramon Razhabov,

Leading research fellow of the Institute

of  History of Academy of Science of the

Republic of Uzbekistan

Data was given from the Institute of State History, Committee of Science of The Ministry of Education and Science 

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