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Another US state recognized the Holodomor

Unian: Another US state recognized the Holodomor as genocide against the Ukrainian people- reported about this Embassy of Ukraine in the United States on facebook page.

Holodomor is officially recognized as a severe, man-made famine in Ukraine in 1932 and 1933, which claimed an estimated three to seven million lives. The reason for the famine was the forced collectivization of agriculture, which the leadership of the then Soviet Union forces on Ukraine. Further background is seen by numerous historians as Stalin’s deliberate policy, the purpose of which had been to break the resistance of the Ukrainian population against the Soviet Union and its ideology. So far, the “Holodomor” has been recognized as genocide by 15 states worldwide (including Canada, Australia, and the Vatican).