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Ukrainian President calls on Israel to recognize Holodomor as genocide against Ukrainian people
The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, called on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to recognize the Holodomor as an act of genocide against the Ukrainian people, reports Interfax-Ukraine.
"I appealed to the Israeli side to recognize the Holodomor as an act of genocide of the Ukrainian people," Zelensky said at a briefing on Monday after bilateral talks with Netanyahu.
"Today, together with Prime Minister Netanyahu, we will visit Babi Yar and honor the victims of mass shootings …
Ukrainian ambassador: Jewish organizations facilitated US’s recognition of Holodomor as genocide
For a long time, opposition from Jewish organizations prevented the US from recognizing the Holodomor as a genocide of the Ukrainian people. However, Ukrainian diplomats and the diaspora have succeeded in convincing them peacefully, said Ukrainian Ambassador to the US Valeriy Chaly in an interview with Ukrinform.
“The idea was primarily to explain the significance of this matter to our partners from Jewish organizations in the US, from other diasporas. You know that at the time, they were wary …
Ukraine to provide humanitarian aid to Yemen, Sudan, and Congo in memory of the victims of Holodomor
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed a decree allowing Ukraine to provide humanitarian assistance to Yemen, Sudan and the Republic of Congo in memory of the victims of the Holodomor. The presidential press service reported that Poroshenko spoke about the aid to these countries during his speech at the International forum “Ukraine remembers- the world recognizes!” commemorating 85 years since the Holodomor.
“Let us support those who need our help today. This is presently our atonement …
Ukrainian ambassador Chaly: Russia carried out new information attacks on the Ukrainian embassy in the US
Ukraine’s ambassador to the United States of America Valeriy Chaly stated that new attacks by prankers that intended to discredit him and the Ukrainian embassy as a whole did not accomplish their goal.
“A chronicle of the competition for the American information front: two attempted attacks against me and the Ukrainian Embassy in the United States using the same fraudulent schemes. Failed. However, two more states in the US recognized the Holodomor of 1932-33 in Ukraine as genocide,” wrote …
The state of North Carolina recognizes Holodomor as genocide against Ukrainian people
The American state of North Carolina recognized Holodomor 1932-1933 as genocide against the Ukrainian people and became the 19th state to join the commemoration of the 85th anniversary of the tragedy, according to the press service of the Ukrainian Embassy in the USA.
On October 4, the US Senate officially recognized Holodomor as genocide of the Ukrainian people. On October 10, the state of Utah officially recognized Holodomor as genocide and declared November 24 a Memorial Day for the …
US state of Virginia recognizes Holodomor as genocide against Ukrainian people
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 state of Utah recognizes Holodomor as genocide of the Ukrainian people
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 …
Poroshenko urges UN to recognize Holodomor as genocide of the Ukrainian nation
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 …
US State of Ohio recognizes Holodomor as genocide against the Ukrainian people
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, …
US State of Kansas recognizes the Holodomor as genocide of the Ukrainian people
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: …