Relatives of Victims of Katyń receive access to classified material

The documents classified as secret include the resolution to terminate the case which the relatives of the victims are disputing. | detail

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Ukraine calls on Russia to stop trying to discredit Holodomor

It is worth mentioning that the press statement issued by Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs mentioned in this call by Ukraine’s Ministry resulted in extraordinary headlines in the Russian media like “Russia welcomes Ukraine’s failure at the UN over Holodomor”. | detail

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US Congress House of Representatives Resolution on Holodomor

The Resolution passed on 23 September to mark the 75th anniversary of Holodomor of 1932-1933 | detail

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Opinion: Legal classification of Holodomor 1932-1933 in Ukraine and in Kuban as a crime against humanity and genocide

On the grounds for classifying Holodomor 1932-1933 as a crime against humanity and as genocide in accordance with international law | detail

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Tanks against Spring

After the crushing of the Prague Spring in August 1968, the Kremlin was especially vigilant over its neighbour Ukraine | detail

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On 5 August Victims of the Great Terror are remembered at Solovky

A Ukrainian delegation is at Solovky in Russia today to remember the victims of the Great Terror which to was unleashed on this day, 5 August 1937, 71 years ago | detail

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SBU to name perpetrators of Holodomor and repression

Ukraine’s Security Service is to make public the first list of Party and Soviet figures, heads of the punitive bodies, as well as documents signed by them personally which formed the organizational and legal basis for committing Holodomor in Ukraine and mass repression. | detail

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Generals, leave the victims in peace!

“Memorial” has called on Russia’s Minister for Emergencies to prohibit a competition on the Sekirnaya Hill on the Solovky Islands where the punishment cells of the NKVD labour camp stood | detail

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OSCE Parliamentary Assembly passes Resolution on Holodomor

The Resolution pays tribute to the innocent lives of millions of Ukrainians who perished during the Holodomor of 1932 and 1933 as a result of the mass starvation brought about by the cruel deliberate actions and policies of totalitarian Stalinist regime; | detail

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Recycling a bad taste

With newspapers fighting to be first in breaking a news story, the decision by Canada’s most authoritative paper the Globe and Mail to publish an article by Solzhenitsyn attacking attempts to have Holodomor recognized as an act of genocide two months after it appeared must raise eyebrows – and some hard-hitting questions | detail

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Ukraine remembers the victims of political repression

In Bykivnya Forest near Kyiv, people gathered on Sunday to remember the victims of political repression. Unmarked graves lie strewn throughout Ukraine, but the Bykivnya Graves are believed to hold the last earthly remains of over 100 thousand victims of the NKVD | detail

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Remembrance Day for the Victims of Political Repression

The third Sunday in May this year coincides with another terrible anniversary – the Deportation of the Crimean Tatars in 1944. It is also seventy years since the worst wave of killings in what is known as the Terror of 1937-1938. | detail

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Crimean Tatars shot by the NKVD in 1938 remembered in Simferopol

According to the Mejilis of the Crimean Tatar people, the killings took place in Simferopol over three days from 17 April 1938 and the number killed is unknown | detail

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Witamy! A warm welcome to Andrzej Wajda

“It was only after I made the film “Katyń” that I had the grounds to come here and visit his grave”, Pan Wajda explained before the film showing in Kharkiv. “My father was a witness to the Katyń Crime, and my mother lived through the Katyń lie ..." | detail

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Textbooks on Ukrainian history to be rewritten

The Institute of National Remembrance has been instructed to draw up new textbooks on Ukrainian history “in order to help bring up the younger generation in a spirit recognizing their national identity, respect and love for their native land”. | detail

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Ukrainian former political prisoners hope that Solzhenitsyn is not the voice of all Russian intelligentsia

A group of Ukrainian former political prisoners have called on the Russian intelligentsia to express their position regarding the genocidal policy of the Communist Party and the leadership of the USSR against the Ukrainian people in the 1930s | detail

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Call on Russian authorities to declassify material on Katyń

Information about violations of the law by State bodies and their officials must not be classified as State secrets. "Memorial" has addressed an appeal to the Russian Prosecutor General asking that material of the investigation into the “Katyń Case” be declassified. | detail

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Latvia supports proposal to declare Holodomor genocide against the Ukrainian people

On 13 March the Latvian Sejm passed a Declaration “On the repression by the USSR against the Ukrainian people in 1932-1933” | detail

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Kyiv condemns Russian statement over Holodomor

The Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has condemned attempts by Russia to block recognition by the United Nations of Holodomor 1932-1933 as an act of the genocide against the Ukrainian people | detail

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Reaching out

Recognition of Holodomor is not a Ukrainian matter alone. All crimes of genocide are crimes against you and I | detail

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