Court to consider Yanukovych’s comments about Holodomor

A preliminary hearing is scheduled today over the President’s statement on 27 April in Strasbourg that Holodomor 1932-1933 had not been genocide against any particular nation | detail

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Draft bill would remove the word genocide from the Law on Holodomor

Kiselyov’s draft bill comes almost exactly a month after President Yanukovych stated in Strasbourg that Holodomor had not been an act of genocide. He did not mention that this was his view which did not concur with Ukraine’s legislation | detail

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Institute of National Remembrance to remain intact

The Institute and government have agreed on principles for the Institute’s future work, these based on the consolidation of society. The Deputy Prime Minister has agreed on the need to avoid public statements against members of UPA and the Soviet Army since Ukrainians fought among their numbers during the Second World War. | detail

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Governor of Zaporizhya: Monument to Stalin is illegal

The Head of the Zaporizhya Regional Administration Boris Petrov asserts that the monument to Stalin unveiled on 5 May was erected in breach of legislation and has approached the Prosecutor’s Office | detail

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Commemorating the victims of the Great Famine (Holodomor)

The Resolution of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe adopted on 28 April, 2010 | detail

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Church protest over monument to Stalin in Zaporizhya

On Friday, 7 May, the Bishop of Zaporizhya and Melitopol spoke out on behalf of the clergy and congregation of the eparchy of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church against the monument to Stalin in Zaporizhya. | detail

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Monument to Stalin unveiled in Zaporizhya

While on the one hand the monument is on private property, and will, the communists say, be under 24-hour guard, it is disturbing how little active opposition has been shown by the very many people with good cause to find any glorification of a bloody dictator profoundly offensive | detail

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Memorial to a monster

An article about attempts by Ukrainian communists to glorify Stalin and about the crimes of the Soviet communist regime | detail

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Lviv: “Territory of Terror” Memorial

A memorial complex to remember the victims of all totalitarian regimes is planned in Lviv, on the territory of the former ghetto and transit prison | detail

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Monument to Stalin in Ukraine: the Public opposed

Ukrainian activists are calling for the plans (by communists) to erect a monument to Stalin in Zaporizhya to be stopped. Historians consider it an outrage to the memory of the victims of the Stalin regime | detail

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Ukrainians against a monument to Stalin, even in the South

The majority of Ukrainians (56.7%) are negative about Communist Party initiatives to erect monuments to Stalin in Ukrainian cities, a survey carried out by the Razumkov Centre has found. Only 9.6% are positive about any such monuments | detail

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SBU electronic archive in safe academic hands

The SBU electronic database contains over 17 thousand copies of archival documents. More than double this number were ready to be added to the database, however the process has been stopped | detail

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Which laws and secrets does the new Head of SBU plan to protect?

An open letter to Valeriy Khoroshkovsky regarding his statements that there is no need for more declassifying of archival documents | detail

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New Head of SBU wants less work on archives

Valery Khoroshkovsky, the new Head of the Security Service [SBU] believes that the Security Service should reduce work with archives and concentrate on its main tasks | detail

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First “defamation case” over denial of Holodomor as genocide rejected

The District Court in Novoyazovsk (Donetsk region) has found in favour of a journalist who publicly expressed doubt as to whether Holodomor 1932-1933 was genocide of the Ukrainian people | detail

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Five Transcarpathians honoured for saving Jewish people during the War

The Feyers hid four Jewish people for 18 months, while Vasylyna Plyska’s family fgave shelter to four Jews. A Jewish boy hid for over 7 months with the family of Petro Yurashchuk from Vyshkiv, and the family of Maria Shutko from Khust saved the lives of two Jewish people who had escaped from a Hungarian concentration camp | detail

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Memorial appeals to President Medvedev to end lies and secrecy over Katyń

We believe that clear and unequivocal condemnation of the crime committed by Soviet State bodies following the decision of the leadership, a statement of steps planned to bring the Katyń case out of a dead end could be a turning point in the relations between Russia and Poland | detail

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Memorial: On Portraits of Stalin for the anniversary of Victory Day

The fortitude, courage and valiant deeds of people defending their country in the years of War have been and remain a spiritual legacy for the entire nation, and nobody has the right to make use of this legacy at their will. Any attempt to rewrite this legacy in Stalin’s name is nothing more than pillage and blasphemy | detail

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Moscow’s Mayor: Posters of Stalin to stay after Victory Day

Yury Luzhkov has told a meeting of the Moscow Government that the posters depicting Joseph Stalin will be posted around Moscow not only for the 65th anniversary of Victory, but at subsequent ceremonial events | detail

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Monument to Polish Professors murdered in 1941

The Lviv City Council has announced that a monument is to be erected to the Lviv professors shot in 1941 on the Vuletsky Hills of the city | detail

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