Commemorative Pin

Remembrance Flame at Saskatchewan Legislature

The commemorative pin, designed by Oleh Lesiuk, symbolizes the decree which became known as the law of "Five Ears of Grain".

On August 7, 1932, Joseph Stalin authored a law with a sentence of death or 10 years' imprisonment for the misappropriation of collective farm property. This law led to mass arrests and executions. Even children caught picking handfuls of grain from fields were convicted.