Saturday, 23 November 2013

80th anniversary of Holodomor 1932-1933

On November 23th, 2013 Ukrainians commemorated the 80th anniversary of Holodomor 1932-1933, recognized as genocide in Ukraine and in many global countries. Holodomor was organized by Stalin against Ukrainian population, who has mainly lived in rural locality in Ukrainian Sovietic Socialistic Republic. The word “holodomor” means in Ukrainian “морити голодом”, which is translated into English as “to starve” or “to faminish”, “to kill with a famine”. Stalin and his command starved Ukrainian population in 1932-1933 to destroy Ukrainian nation, Stalin’s regime killed with a famine 10 million Ukrainians then. Nowadays people around the globe commemorate this Soviet crime against humanity of the 1930′s in the fourth Saturday of November. Ukrainians and not only they light the candles in their homes, on the squares of their cities and near special monuments or memorials, dedicated to the victims of Holodomor 1932-1933. Let the commemoration about these Holodomor’s victims be live forever!
Commemoration of Holodomor’s victims on Svoboda Avenue in Lviv, 23.11.2013.

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