Measures to have Holodomor recognized as genocide

Viktor Yushchenko wants to activate work on gaining recognition from the world community that Holodomor [the artificially created Famine] of 1932-1933 was an act of genocide against the Ukrainian people and one of the greatest tragedies of human history. | detail

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Ever more graves of the victims of Stalinism

There may be many more mass graves on Ukrainian territory, but access to the NKVD archives in Moscow is now needed and that road is closed to Ukrainian researchers | detail

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Vandals desecrate the memorial graves at Sandarmokh in Karelia

The Sandarmokh Clearing in Karelia holds the unnamed graves of around 12,000 victims of the Terror, including more than 1100 Ukrainians from the Solovky Embarkation | detail

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Five thousand pages about the Holodomor

The documents just declassified give important information about the role played by the GPU (/KGB) in implementing the Terror through starvation | detail

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The Ukrainian Security Service is to declassify documents about Holodomor

On 18 August a presentation will take place of an electronic “Collection of documents of the State Political Department of the Ukrainian SSR on Holodomor* 1932 – 1933 in Ukraine” | detail

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To the slaughtered sons and daughters of Ukraine (In Memory of the Victims of the Solovky embarkation point)

The granite Cossack Cross at the Sandarmokh Clearing near Solovky stands over the last resting place of victims of the Stalin terror, among them 677 Ukrainians. | detail

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In honour of Yevhen Hrytsyak

Yevhen Hrytsyak, one of the leaders of the 1953 Norilsk Uprising , turns 80 tomorrow. We extend our warmest greetings and best wishes to Yevhen Stepanovych and offer the reader a chance to read a remarkable letter | detail

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The remains of NKVD victims are to be buried at the Lychakivsky Cemetery in Lviv

The remains will be laid to rest of 225 people, 80 of whom were children, discovered four years in the crypt of a monastery in Zhovkva in the Lviv region | detail

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A special invitation from Perm “Memorial”

The Perm political labour camps were a terrible part of a repressive machine whose victims "Memorial" is helping to ensure will not be forgotten. | detail

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The Path through Bykivnya

An Institute of National Remembrance will seek answers to the question how, in peacetime, 10 million human lives in Ukraine could have been lost | detail

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In the Lviv region the remains uncovered of victims of the NKVD – KGB

Despite the fact that some of the victims were children, and several skulls bear bullet marks, the Prosecutor’s Office can find "no sign of a crime" | detail

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Victims of the Katyń Massacre refused rehabilitation

An expanded account of the recent decision by the Chief Military Prosecutor of the Russian Federation to both close the Russian investigation into the Katyń Massacre and to deny that those murdered were victims of political repression | detail

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Statement with regard to the Katyń Massacre and information regarding its investigation

The "arguments" provided by Russia’s Chief Military Prosecutor’s Office dishonour the memory of the 22 000 Polish victims of this terrible crime | detail

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On the XX Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union

Excerpts from the well-known Russian historian’s reflections marking the sixtieth anniversary of the opening of the historic XX Congress on 14 February 1956 | detail

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In Memory of the Victims of the Solovky embarkation point

The Sandarmokh Cossack Cross and a call to pay tribute to the victims of Soviet Terror whose unmarked graves lie in Sandarmokh and on Solovky. | detail

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Do not open the door to militia!

All began when a militiaman was beating someone. A woman summoned militia to stop the fight. The militiamen switched to beat the innocent woman, while the summoned militiamen contemplated this scene not without interest. | detail

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Common sense has won. For the time being...

Public protests and the peaceful protest actions organized by the Sevastopol human rights protection group resulted in the refusal of the communist administration of the Sevastopol city council to include the question about erecting Stalin’s monument into the agenda of a consecutive session. The legal commentary of the Sevastopol human rights protection group is given explaining to which laws and legal documents the erection of the monument would have led. | detail

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Appeal of the Kharkov Group for human rights protection to the Sevastopol city council

This is one of the appeals sent to the Sevastopol city council. Stalin’s atrocities are reminded and undesirable reaction to the possible positive decision is mentioned. | detail

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Protests against erection of Stalin’s monument in Sevastopol

Sevastopol human rights protection group expresses the protest against erecting Stalin’s monument in Sevastopol on the initiative of city council. They ask their colleagues to join the protest. | detail

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A general offended a priest.

‘The general used a chain of obscenities in the language of the foreign country, which is a perpetual enemy of the independence of Ukraine’. This a best definition of the Russian language spoken as native by the majority of Ukrainian citizens. | detail

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