Holodomor news round-up – Nov 29 2009

Not sure why they’re reporting the day after Holodomor Remembrance Day, but least it’s making some news rounds: Ukraine leader calls ’30s famine Soviet genocide Washington Times Ukraine’s Soviet-era archives, opened to the public by Mr. Yushchenko, has allowed historians to take a fresh look at the Holodomor, or death by hunger. … Ukraine’s parliament officially recognized […]

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Today is Ukrainian Famine and Genocide (Holodomor) Memorial Day

From the Winnipeg Press: November is an important month for the Ukrainian community in Winnipeg and in other localities across Canada, launching the second National Holodomor Memorial Day on Nov. 28. The goal is to annually unite the Ukrainian community and all Canadians in remembering the victims and raising awareness of this tragedy. Holodomor (man-made […]

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Happy American Thanksgiving

A few heart warming stories from the US while they celebrate Thanksgiving: From My Atlanta Fox: Dr. Gary Stillwagon, an Atlanta radiation oncologist, was visiting the Ukraine doing charity work when he was invited to an engagement party by a friend. That’s where Alexander and Nelya Kyzmych told Dr. Stillwagon about their son, Michael who […]

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Holodomor news round-up – Nov 26 2009

Ukraine tears down controversial statue It as carried out just days before Ukraine commemorates the victims of the famine, known as the Holodomor, or genocide. President Viktor Yushchenko issued a … SASKATCHEWAN RECOGNIZES INTERNATIONAL HOLODOMOR REMEMBRANCE WEEK This week, Saskatchewan residents will reflect upon the millions of Ukrainians who died as a result of the Holodomor, a man-made famine […]

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