Holodomor Remembrance Day

Posted by ProjectC 
<blockquote>'Raphael Lemkin, the lawyer who coined the term "genocide," had Ukraine in mind ukemonde.com/lemkin/'

- Julie Laumann (Source, November 22, 2014)</blockquote>

<blockquote>'..he laid a wreath in memory of the victims of the famine during a ceremony at the Holodomor memorial in the Ukrainian capital on November 22.

This was the date Ukraine had chosen to mark 81 years since the Stalin-era Holodomor famine.'

- '..memory of the victims of the famine during a ceremony at the Holodomor memorial..' November 22, 2014</blockquote>

<blockquote>'Today, we join Ukrainians around the world, including many Ukrainian-Americans, to honor the memory of the millions of Ukrainians starved to death in 1932 and 1933 by the barbaric policies of Stalin’s Soviet Union. The Holodomor, or “death by hunger,” remains one of the gravest atrocities of the last century and is a singularly tragic chapter in Ukrainian history.'

- The White House, Holodomor Remembrance Day, 2014</blockquote>

<blockquote>'Thus under Russia’s oversight, Ukraine experienced mass famine in 1932-33 and nuclear catastrophe in 1986 (Chernobyl) and as an independent nation it is threatened with being frozen to death.

We should be extra cautious when dealing with countries with this sort of record.'

- Bohdan Slabyj, Survey Reveals Tension Between Russia, Ukraine, 2008</blockquote>

<blockquote>'..from 1930 right up until the 1980s there were regular and thorough purges of Ukraine's educated classes.

- Oksana Zabuzhko, Time to go down to the cellar, 2007</blockquote>


<blockquote>Ukrainian Famine, 2011

'..Ukraine .. Marshall Plan..'

(Haptopraxeology) - '..We have lost three centuries as a result of ignoring our scholars!'

Survivors of Ukraine's 1932-33 Holodomor tell their stories.

Holodomor famine genocide</blockquote>