The New York Times, New York, New York
Sunday, August 20, 1933, Page 3
MOSCOW, Aug. 19 (AP).---Denying the charge by Cardinal Innitzer of
Austria that millions have died of starvation in Soviet Russia in the past
months, a Foreign Office official tonight said, "There is no cannibalism
and, I may say, there are no Cardinals in Soviet Russia."
He described Cardinal Innitzer's report of starvation and "accompanying
horrors of infanticide and cannibalism" as "pure fabrication."
It is generally known, however, that there has been some suffering in
Russia, even to the extent of malnutrition in many cases, because of last
year's poor harvest. This year's bumper crop is expected to alleviate
The New York Times, NY, NY, Sunday, August 20, 1933
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