Today, every fourth Saturday night in November, Ukrainians worldwide commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Great Famine of 1932-33, known as the Holodomor (Death by Hunger): Background Entire villages were wiped out, and in some regions the death rate reached one-third. The Ukrainian countryside, home of the "black earth", some of the most fertile […]Read more "Today is Ukrainian Famine and Genocide (Holodomor) Memorial Day 2013"
As Friday is Holodomor Memorial Day, I’ve compiled a quick list of Holodomor events happening across the country below, just click on a pin in the map near you:Read more "Holodomor Events this week"
Few movies have been made about the Holodomor, but in 2009 L.A. producers Bobby Leigh and Marta Tomkiw took up the task of bringing attention to the genocide just after its 75th anniversary with ‘Holodomor: The Movie’. The movie starts rather quickly making its case for genocide with excerpts from Raphael Lemkin who coined the […]Read more "‘Holodomor: The Movie’ Review"
From the BBC: A Welsh journalist who once flew with Adolf Hitler, helped expose genocide in Joseph Stalin’s Soviet Union and died in mysterious circumstances, is the subject of a new TV documentary. Gareth Jones, who was also a personal aide to former prime minister David Lloyd George, helped expose Stalin’s "holodomor" policy of deliberate […]Read more "Gareth Jones, Holodomor reporter on BBC documentary tonight"
On a recent episode of Parks & Rec, Leslie mentions Stalin’s genocide. Stalin has only ever been accused of one genocide: the Holodomor. Subtle, but we’ll take it! Parks and Rec: Recognizing Stalin’s Genocide from Andrew UkrCdn on Vimeo. Personally, I think Parks & Rec has overtaken The Office as the funniest comedy on Thursdays. […]Read more "Stalin’s genocide on Parks & Rec"