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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The Ukrainian Famine of 1932-1933 and the UN Convention on Genocide

Professor Serbyn provides compelling arguments backed in part by material published since the collapse of the Soviet Union for recognizing that Holodomor does fall within the UN definition of genocide and that deliberate starvation was directed against Ukrainians | detail

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Mexico recognizes Holodomor as genocide

Mexico is the fifth Latin American country to have not only expressed solidarity with the Ukrainian people, but to have also declared Holodomor to have been an act of genocide. The other countries are Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay and Peru | detail

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Nine Lviv families to be granted the title of Righteous among the Nations

According to Israel’s Ambassador to Ukraine this was a taboo subject under Soviet rule and a a lot of testimony about those who saved the lives of Jewish people during the Second Wolrd War has been lost, however the search is continuing | detail

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Columbia declares Holodomor an act of genocide

The Resolution stresses that Holodomor 1932-1933 in Ukraine was the result of terror perpetrated by a totalitarian regime in order to destroy a people | detail

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Virtual attack against Memory

It is not only freedom of speech which the attackers of “Maidan” and Ukrainian human rights sites are trying to undermine, but our call to remembrance of victims of Holodomor Please help us overcome this virtual barrier by adding your name to our appeal | detail

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On the 75th anniversary of the Holodomor of 1932 and 1933 in Ukraine

On 30 November member states of the OSCE passed a joint statement honouring the victims of Holodomor in Ukraine, “ this national tragedy of the Ukrainian people” | detail

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Remembrance Services for the victims of the genocide of 1932-1933 held in the Russian Federation

The association of Ukrainians in Moscow report that remembrance services [panakhydy] were held in Orthodox churches of five Russian cities | detail

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Remembering together

If Holodomor does not constitute genocide as per the U.N. Convention, I would respectfully suggest that the latter is failing its role as a human-rights document intended to identify human-rights crimes and ensure they never happen again | detail

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Ukraine to call upon Russia to provide archival material on Holodomor

The Cabinet of Ministers has approved an Action Plan for 2007 – 2008 in connection with the 75th anniversary of Holodomor 1932-1933 in Ukraine. The plan envisages negotiations with the Russian Federation on providing archival material linked with Holodomor | detail

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