Holodomor

The genocidal Great Famine of 1932-33 in Soviet Ukraine.

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PHOTO GALLERY

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, UCC Calgar
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaking at the Holodomor commemorations organized by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, Calgary Branch on Saturday, November 23, 2019
Holodomor commemoration, Winnipeg
Holodomor commemoration, Manitoba Legislature, Winnipeg. November 21, 2019
His Excellency, Andriy Shevchenko, Ambas
His Excellency, Andriy Shevchenko, Ambassador of Ukraine to Canada and the UCCLF banner. On October 30, 2019, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, British Columbia welcomes the adoption by the Legislative of British Columbia of Bill M225, Ukrainian Famine and Genocide (Holodomor) Memorial Day Act.
Re. S. Levin remembering Holodomor
Nov 23, 2018, Representative Sander Levin (D-MI) delivered remarks during a special plenary session of the Ukrainian Parliament commemorating the 85th Anniversary of the Ukraine Famine-Genocide, known as the Holodomor.

Rep. Levin is a co-founder and co-chair of the Congressional Ukrainian Caucus. He authored legislation that facilitated the creation of the Holodomor Memorial in Washington, D.C. near the U.S. Capitol. He is the lead sponsor of H.Res.931, which raises awareness of the Holodomor.
Lemkin NYC plaque
Raphael Lemkin plaque at the Ukrainian Institute of America, New York City, 2019
President Poroshenko laying wreath at Le
Ukrainian President Poroshenko laying a wreath in front of the plaque honouring Dr. Raphael Lemkin, September 25, 2018. Photo courtesy of the American Institute of America, New York City.
Kyiv, First Holodomor monument
First Holodomor monument in Kyiv, Ukraine, beside the St. Michael's Golden Domed Monastery
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ARCHIVAL PHOTO GALLERY

Victims of famine in Kharkiv Street, 1933.
Victims of famine in Kharkiv Street, 1933. Photo eng. A. Wienerberg <br /> (Photo from the exhibition "Declassified Memory: The Holodomor of 1932-1933 in Ukraine in the Documents of the GPU-NKVD" Holodomor, famine, 1933)
Holodomor photo
The Holodomor was a man-made famine in Soviet Ukraine in 1932 and 1933 that killed an officially estimated 7 million to 10 million people. It was part of the wider Soviet famine of 1932–33, which affected the major grain-producing areas of the country.
Holodomor
The Holodomor was a man-made famine in Soviet Ukraine in 1932 and 1933 that killed an officially estimated 7 million to 10 million people. It was part of the wider Soviet famine of 1932–33, which affected the major grain-producing areas of the country.
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VIDEOS

Holodomor Survivors

​This short film contains extracts of four Holodomor survivors recounting their life in Ukraine in the early 1930s when millions of Ukrainians were systematically starved to death by Joseph Stalin's Soviet regime. The full text of their recollections are published in "Grains of truth: A collection of UK materials on the Holodomor in Ukraine 1932-33".

Чериба, Ніна, свідок 1932-1933 Голоду-Ґеноциду в Совєтській Україні, January 13, 2020, Yurij Luhovy

​Чериба, Ніна, свідок 1932-1933 Голоду-Ґеноциду в Совєтській Україні, знята в Монтреалі 27 березня 1983, з нагоди 50-ої річниці. www.yluhovy.com

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, Calgary, Alberta Holodomor Commemoration, November 23, 2019

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaking at the Holodomor Commemoration on November 23, 2019 in Calgary, Alberta. The event was organized by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, Calgary Branch.

Hunger for Truth: The Rhea Clyman Story, movie trailer

In an age when disinformation muddles the truth, a new voice cuts through the historical haze. She is Rhea Clyman, a young Canadian reporter who traversed the starving Soviet heartland where Stalin's man made famine was just beginning. Clyman's newly discovered newspaper articles from 1932-33 show her remarkable resourcefulness and courage. After she was banashed from the USSR for writing about the Holodomor and the Gulag, this brave woman went to cover Hitler's early lethal years in power.

Holodomor: The Real Number of Its Victims and Evidence of Its Man-Made Nature, January 30, 2019, Ukrainian Research Institute Harvard University

A video produced by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL).

Holodomor: The Real Number of Its Victims and Evidence of Its Man-Made Nature (video in Ukrainian with English subtitles).

© 2019 Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL).

Вбиті Голодомором: реальна кількість жертв та докази штучності . © Радіо Свобода, 2019

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EDUCATIONAL DOCUMENTS

The British playboy who was Stalin's Stooge, The Daily Mail, March 7, 2020

In Soviet Russia: Impressions From a Journey, Mendel Osherowitch, February 27, 2020

​To be released soon by The Kashtan Press - an eye-witness account of the Holodomor in Soviet Ukraine, as recorded by Mendel Osherowitch, a Yiddish writer for the Jewish Daily Forward (Forverts) - based on his February/March 1932 travels in Soviet Ukraine.

Orphaned by the Holodomor, forced to work for a Nazi, Martha Gough began a new life in Canada, The Globe and Mail, February 24, 2020

In Canada, unique recordings of the first Symposium on the Holodomor have been rescued, January 23, 2020, Radio Svoboda

The recordings can be viewed on the following link https://www.youtube.com/user/splicersplicer1/videos?view

У Канаді врятовані унікальні записи першого симпозіуму про Голодомор, 23 січня 2020, Радіо Свобода

Записи можна переглянути за наступним посиланням   https://www.youtube.com/user/splicersplicer1/videos?view

University of Alberta deans stand with Ukrainian community: ‘The Holodomor is a fact’, Global News, December 6, 2019

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archival EDUCATIONAL DOCUMENTS

The Foreign Office and the famine: British documents on Ukraine and the Great Famine of 1932-1933, Carynnyk, Limestone Press, 1988

Share the Story: Commemorating the 80th anniversary of the Holodomor, Interviews with Holodomor Survivors

The Ukrainian Famine-Genocide 1932-33 - the Holodomor - was a deliberate act to eliminate a nation. On these pages, Holodomor survivors tell their stories. They share their experiences during that horrific time in history with the hope of bringing us closer to understanding this often forgotten atrocity. They share their experiences with the hope that they are contributing to a better world. Join us in sharing the story of the Holodomor.

World Congress of Free Ukrainians, letter of condolences to the family of the late Malcolm Muggeridge, November 15, 1991

Радянський геноцид в Україні - Soviet genocide in Ukraine, Radio Svoboda, November 15, 2008

Investigation of the Ukrainian Famine, Report to Congress, Commission on the Ukraine Famine, April 19, 1988

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Holodomor

The Holodomor was a man-made famine in Soviet Ukraine in 1932 and 1933 that killed an officially estimated 7 million to 10 million people. It was part of the wider Soviet famine of 1932–33, which affected the major grain-producing areas of the country.