Poroshenko sees “terrible analogies” between Holodomor and the Donbas war 2014/11/23 • News From the standpoint of current events, there is now a new understanding of the Holodomor of 1932-33. At that time Stalin’s regime was carrying out an undeclared war against Ukraine, similar to what is happening today in the East, President Poroshenko said at a ceremony commemorating the victims of Holodomor in Ukraine, on Saturday, November 22, reports the Ukrinform news agency.
Graphic novels on the Holodomor • 2014/12/10 • Ukraine • Article by: Anna Lazareyeva • GRAPHIC NOVELS ABOUT THE HOLODOMOR AND OTHER STORIES FROM LIFE IN THE USSR HAVE BEEN PUBLISHED IN FRANCE “It all started as a project about Chekhov’s home in Yalta. But in Ukraine I was shocked by what I saw and heard. Nothing like that had ever happened to me. I called my publisher to let him know that I want to do a different book…”
Yanukovych addresses nation on Holodomor Remembrance Day Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has addressed his compatriots on the Holodomor Remembrance Day. "These days it will turn 80 years since trouble has come to our land. In the period of 1932-1933, the Holodomor covered the territory of Ukraine and other countries of the former USSR," according to a statement by the president posted on the official president's Web site on Saturday. (Clivk through to continue reading)
The horrific event, known in Ukrainian as the Holodomor (literally, murder by starvation), took place in 1932-1933. Determined to force all Ukrainian farmers onto collective farms, to crush the burgeoning national revival, and to forestall any calls for Ukraine's independence, Communist regime embarked on a campaign to starve the Ukrainian people into submission. 10 million people – 25% of Ukraine's population – had perished during the Holodomor. 3 million of the victims were children.
Yanukovych broke Ukrainian Law by becoming a Russian Caused Holocaust Denier. On 26 April 2010, newly elected Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, told Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe members that " it would be wrong and unfair to recognize the Holodomor as an act of genocide against one nation." Our Ukraine Party charged that he violated Ukrainian law which defines the Holodomor as genocide against the Ukrainian people and makes public denial of the Holodomor unlawful.