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27.11.2009

SBU names three organizers of Holodomor

The Head of Ukraine’s Security Service [SBU], Valentin Nalyvaichenko has told TV Channel 5 that the criminal file over Holodomor 1932-1933 could be submitted to the court by the end of the year | detail

Visits 1865
25.11.2009

Kyiv: monument to one of the organizers of Holodomor dismantled

Hryhory Petrovsky was the Head of the Ukrainian Central Committee, as well as of the All-Ukrainian Revolutionary Committee and one of the organizers of Holodomor, the man-made famine in 1932-1933 | detail

Visits 2325
20.11.2009

Rehabilitation not for all

People who in Soviet times faced politically motivated criminal prosecutions are not able to gain rehabilitation and have their “convictions” revoked | detail

Visits 1644
15.11.2009

Statement by President Obama on Ukrainian Holodomor Remembrance Day

U.S. President Barack Obama has said that the remembrance of Holodomor will help prevent such tragedy in the future | detail

Visits 1537
14.11.2009

Diaries of “the man who knew too much” go on show

The diaries of a heroic British reporter who sacrificed his reputation, and perhaps his life, to expose Stalin’s “terror famine” in Soviet Ukraine are to go on public display for the first time | detail

Visits 2206
06.11.2009

Rivne honours the memory of Jews murdered by the Nazis

A ceremony has been held in Rivne in memory of the Jews shot on the outskirts of the regional centre by the Nazis. 68 years ago, during the space of two days 17.5 thousand Jews brought from the Rivne Ghetto were executed in the Sosonki Clearing | detail

Visits 1151
29.10.2009

Remembering the Victims

On Moscow’s Lubyanka Square throughout the day people are taking part in the annual act of remembrance “Return of the names” reading out the names of victims of repression. | detail

Visits 827
26.10.2009

Your voice can help stop the prosecution of Arkhangelsk historians and archive workers

It is vital that historians and other scholars demonstrate solidarity and prevent a serious set back to the reinstatement of historical truth and remembrance of the victims of repression in Russia | detail

Visits 1693
23.10.2009

Moscow Chief Architect wants monument to Stalin restored

Alexander Kuzmin, Moscow’s Chief Architect considers that the phrase glorifying Stalin reinstated in August this year in the Kurskaya Circle Line metro station should remain, and that the monument to Stalin should also be reinstated | detail

Visits 1428
22.10.2009

Words glorifying Stalin may be removed from the Moscow metro

The Moscow Heritage Department has called the restoration of the Kurskaya Circle Metro Station, together with words glorifying Stalin, “unacceptable” in a letter addressed to the organization “For Human Rights | detail

Visits 1782
08.10.2009

Kyiv Council formally cancels hotel plan at Babi Yar

The very suggestion that any hotel could be built in this place was monstrous, and aroused outrage within Ukraine and abroad | detail

Visits 1041
06.10.2009

Lviv Museum – Prison “Tyurma na Lontskoho” must not be under the auspices of the SBU

Prominent Lviv academics, historians and public figures stress that this place of remembrance and research about the past must not depend on political factors, ideological orientation or the personal views of people in high-ranking public posts (the appeal is open for signatures) | detail

Visits 2065
29.09.2009

Kyiv hotels and questions not asked

The very idea that the authorities could build a hotel at Babi Yar, a place where tens of thousands of people were murdered can arouse only sick outrage – and the urgent demand that the information be checked. There were few such public demands and the media worked in cut & paste mode | detail

Visits 1348
16.09.2009

Memorial: On the Seventieth Anniversary of 17 September 1939

The Pact between Stalin and Hitler and the subsequent events – the invasion of Poland, first by the Wehrmacht and then by the Red Army – are among the most shameful pages of Europe’s history. | detail

Visits 1401
10.09.2009

Moscow Metro Ode to a Brutal Dictator

Please add your voice of protest against the recent placing of words glorifying Stalin in a Moscow metro station. This is a profound insult to all his victims and their relatives and part of a dangerous trend | detail

Visits 1794
05.09.2009

Remembrance Ceremony in Kharkiv for Polish officers murdered by the NKVD

The Memorial marks the place where around four thousand Polish officers, shot in the basement of the Kharkiv NKVD, lie buried. | detail

Visits 1460
01.09.2009

Words praising Stalin reinstated in Moscow metro

Memorial has addressed an open letter to the Mayor of Moscow Yury Luzhkov demanding a public investigation into the reinstatement on 25 August of a text praising Joseph Stalin inside the Kurskaya metro station. | detail

Visits 1676
31.08.2009

Whose “cynical lies”?

On the seventieth anniversary of the Nazi invasion of Poland on 1 September 1939, interpretation of this and other facts by Russia’s “History Commission” and how Russian history textbooks are to ensure “correct thinking” | detail

Visits 2847
31.08.2009

The Ill-Fated Pact

The German and Soviet invasion of Poland was a prelude to a destructive war and the communist enslavement of Eastern Europe, 140 German intellectuals write in a declaration | detail

Visits 1669
26.08.2009

SBU – Holodomor as genocide criminal investigation near formulating charges

During a roundtable held on 25 August entitled “The Crime of Genocide – Holodomor 1932-1933 in Ukraine”, the Head of the Security Service [SBU] said that investigators had received the stage of formulating the document outlining the charges | detail

Visits 1884
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