Gareth Jones

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Complete Soviet Articles & Background Information


Précis of Gareth's Soviet Famine Articles


All Published Articles




Tell Them We Are Starving




Eyewitness to the Holodomor



More Than Grain of Truth



Manchukuo Incident





'Are you Listening NYT?'  U.N. Speech - Nov 2009


Gareth Recognised at Cambridge - Nov 2009


Reporter and the Genocide - Rome, March 2009


Order of Freedom Award -Nov 2008


Premiere of 'The Living' Documentary Kyiv - Nov 2008


Gareth Jones 'Famine' Diaries - Chicago 2008


Aberystwyth Memorial Plaque 2006





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Political Propaganda Posters


The Soviet Union

purchased by Gareth Jones in Autumn 1931


This page has thumbnail pictures of Gareth Jones' collection of rare Soviet political propaganda posters, purchased  on his 1931 visit  to the Soviet Union with Jack Heinz II of Pittsburgh, USA. [These posters were discovered in 1990 by Nigel  Linsan Colley rolled up in Gareth's in his old attic bedroom under his bed (then belonging to Gareth's 94 year old elder sister Miss Gwyneth Vaughan Jones) in Barry, South Wales, approximately 55 years after his murder by bandits in Manchukuo.]


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'The road  to worldwide October (revolution) - Hoover Plan - Crisis' . By Victor Deni
 (6' X 4' approx)
'Enemies of the 5-Year Plan' - Art By Viktor Deni 1931.  Poem by Denyan Bedny. 
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'We will keep out Kulaks from the Collective farms' - 1930. 20kopeks - Model Printing Press (50,000)
'We are on guard in defense of Socialism' (1930) - by MVVK (30,000)
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'Preparing Resistance to Growing Reaction'. By Letkar, 20 kopeks (20,000) No. 33
'Komsomol Members (Soviet Youth)  - Go into the front ranks of the Bolshevik Shock Brigade for sowing'. (1930) State Publishing House - 20 Kopeks (62,500)
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'The Tractor is in the field; it is the end of the will of God' - 1930 
'Imperialism & Religion'.  By Cherepukhin
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'(Legal) Statutes for Agricultural Cooperatives'. 1930.
'Working in a new way; leading in a new way -  Our production programme can and must be achieved' (23.6.31). Publishing House of the Peoples of the USSR.

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'We will fulfill the decisions of the party about the elimination of illiteracy'. 1929.
[Titles kindly translated by Dr Derek Spring, Nottingham University and by Alan Leigh-Richards, Newark.]

Collectivisation Propaganda Art in Donetsk Art Museum


 Kolkhozean Bazaar, 1934 (Kharhiv).

by O. O. Kokel  [Алексея Афанасьевича Кокеля] (1880 - 1956).

Donetsk Art Museum, Donetsk, Ukraine.

Oil Painting (approx 4m x 3m).


CLICK HERE for Medium Resolution Copy of Above Painting (120kb).

CLICK HERE for High Resolution Copy of Above Painting (744kb).

Gareth Jones Lecture Tour Poster

Below is a poster relating to one of Gareth's lecture tour engagements, at the Bournemouth Pavilion on Friday 13th October 1933; which was probably a means of personally funding his journalistic independence, as opposed to being beholden to any {press baron / publisher}employer's political views. [Click on image for higher resolution copy].




To discover a new website with contemporary political posters commemorating the horrors of the Holodomor, please visit:

Another very useful website with hyperlinks to many other sites containing Soviet posters  is 


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