Today, Ukraine commemorates the victims of the Holodomor

  • Today Ukraine commemorates the victims of the Holodomor

Kiev: Today, Ukraine honors the victims of the Holodomor.

Commemoration of the victims of the famine is celebrated annually on the fourth Saturday of November on the basis of presidential decrees of 1998 and 2007.

In the twentieth century, Ukrainians experienced three famines: 1921-1923, 1932-1933 and the famine of 1946-1947. However, the Holodomor of 1932-1933 was the most ambitious - the genocide of the Ukrainian people carried out by the totalitarian communist regime of the USSR.

The Holodomor is the genocide of the Ukrainian nation in 1932-1933. Perfect by the leadership of the Soviet Union with the aim of pacifying the Ukrainians, the final elimination of the Ukrainian resistance of the regime and attempts to build an independent, independent of Moscow Ukrainian State. In 2006, the Law of Ukraine “On the Holodomor of 1932-1933 in Ukraine” recognized the Holodomor as genocide of the Ukrainian people. In 2010, the decision of the Court of Appeal of the city of Kiev proved the genocidal nature of the Holodomor, the intention of Stalin, Molotov, Kaganovich, Postyshev, Chubar, Khataevich, Kosior to destroy part of the Ukrainian nation. In 1932 - 1933, more than 7 million people were killed on the territory of the Ukrainian SSR and 3 million Ukrainians outside its borders, in the regions that were historically populated by Ukrainians: the Kuban, Northern Caucasus, Lower Volga and Kazakhstan.

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