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The Embassy of Ukraine in the United States reports that the US state of Virginia joined other US states in recognizing the Holodomor of 1932-1933 as the genocide of the Ukrainian people. Virginia is the 18th US state to do this.
Governor of Virginia Ralph Northam issued a proclamation stating, "Soviet leader Joseph Stalin and his totalitarian regime committed an act of genocide through the implementation of an engineered famine by confiscating land, grain, and animals from the Ukrainian …
The press service of the Ukrainian Embassy in the US reports that the American state of Utah recognized the Holodomor (famine) of 1932-1933 as the genocide of Ukrainian people.
"On October 10, in Salt Lake City, in the presence of the Ukraine Ambassador to the USA, Valeriy Chaly, Honorary Consul of Ukraine in Utah Jonathan Friedman and the Governor of the State of Utah, Gary Herbert signed the Declaration of Victims Commemoration of the Holodomor genocide of 1932-1933 in Ukraine," the …
During open debate at the UN General Assembly in New York, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko once again urged the UN to recognize the Holodomor (famine genocide) as a genocide of the Ukrainian nation.
Poroshenko said that between 2019-2021, in connection with membership in the UN Economic and Social Council, Ukraine will strive to implement the sustainable development agenda for the period leading up to 2030, and of the 17 goals, the UN’s initiatives towards overcoming world hunger are …
The US state of Ohio has recognized Holodomor as genocide against the Ukrainian people, as reported by the Ukrainian Embassy to the United States on Facebook.
"The State of Ohio has joined in the recognition of the Holodomor [famine] in Ukraine in 1932-1933 as genocide of the Ukrainian people. State Governor John Kasich and Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor issued the proclamation," the statement said.
Thus, to date, Holodomor has been recognized as genocide in 12 US States: Ohio, Missouri, …
The American state of Kansas recognized the Holodomor of 1932-33 as genocide of the Ukrainian people, the press service of the Ukrainian Embassy in the US reported on Facebook. "The proclamation, which designates 2018 the year of commemoration in Kansas of the victims of this tragedy, was signed by the governor of the state Jeff Colyer," the report says.
Kansas became the tenth US state to make the declaration. Earlier, the Holodomor in Ukraine was recognized as genocide in nine US states: …
The Canadian province of Ontario allocated $750,000 to support the National Education Tour on the Holodomor, MP of Ontario provincial parliament Yvan Baker reported.
"Proud to announce this afternoon that the Canada Ukraine Foundation received a $750,000 grant to promote awareness about the Ukrainian famine of 1932-33 through the Holodomor Mobile Classroom," he wrote on Twitter.
The project created a “mobile auditorium,” a bus equipped with special interactive equipment that will travel to …
The press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs released a statement on the visit of Foreign Affairs Minister Pavlo Klimkin to Macedonia. "Klimkin has requested [Talat] Xhaferi to consider the recognition of the Holodomor of 1932-1933 as the genocide of Ukrainian people," the statement said.
During the meeting with the Speaker of the Assembly (Parliament) of Macedonia, Talat Xhaferi, the parties discussed issues of inter-parliamentary cooperation between the Verkhovna Rada and the …
On Thursday, March 29, the US state of Massachusetts announced through its Ukrainian Embassy the state’s decision to recognize the Holodomor of 1932-1933 as genocide of the Ukrainian people.
“Another American state joined the recognition of the Holodomor of 1932-1933 in Ukraine as a genocide against the Ukrainian people,” Massachusetts Governor Charles Baker stated in a corresponding proclamation.
Currently, the Holodomor in Ukraine is recognized as genocide in the US states of Washington, …
A Russian diplomat warned Israel about approving a proposed bill on the official recognition of the Holodomor in Ukraine as genocide, as indicated in a comment to a local radio station by the Deputy Russian Ambassador to Tel Aviv, Leonid Frolov, Radio Liberty reports.
"This is not the best time to discuss this proposal ... It will be bad, it will be a wrong step," he said.
Earlier, a bill to recognize the Ukrainian Holodomor as genocide was filed for consideration by the Israeli parliament ( …
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held a meeting with Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu during the 48th annual session of the World Economic Forum in Davos.
"The President of Ukraine drew attention to the commemoration of the 85th anniversary of the Holodomor (Stalin-era man-made famine) of 1932-1933 in Ukraine in 2018, and noted that Ukraine expected Israel to recognize that tragedy as an act of genocide against the Ukrainian people. In view of observing the International …