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).
President.gov.ua: President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky participated in the ceremony dedicated to the Heroes of Krut. The Head of State laid flowers at the memorial cross at Askold’s Grave in Kyiv. The memory of the fallen heroes was honored with a minute of silence. The National Anthem of Ukraine was performed. Guards of honor saluted […]
Polish film director Agnieszka Holland and the American-Polish journalist and publicist Anne Applebaum have been honoured with the Order of Princess Olga (3rd class)for their work on portraying the truth about The Great Famine of 1932-33. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelinsky handed the award on the Day of Remembrance for the Victims of the Great Famine. […]
UGGC: On November 10, the Liturgy and the commemoration of the victims of the Holodomor took place at the Notre Dame de Fourier Basilica in Lyon, France. “Today we have gathered at this event to commemorate the victims of the Holodomor of 1932-1933, when millions of people were starved to death not because there was […]