Ukrainians around the world unite with Ukraine in commemorating 82nd anniversary of the Holodomor
On 28 November 2015 Director of the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) Mission to Ukraine Serhiy Kasyanchuk laid stalks of wheat in memory of the millions of victims of the Holodomor at the Memorial in Commemoration of Famine Victims in Ukraine in Kyiv during the official commemoration of the 82nd anniversary of the famine genocide of 1932-33.
Ukrainian communities throughout the world united in marking this anniversary throughout the month of November with a range of commemorative events that included meetings with Holodomor survivors, academic conferences, film screenings, educational programming, solemn candlelight vigils and memorial services.
In honoring the memory of the victims, the UWC expresses gratitude to the individuals – People of Truth – who, in their own ways, tried to share the story of the Holodomor with the world.
“The Ukrainian World Congress calls upon the international community to keep the flame of truth alive by sharing these testimonies and ensure that all governments in the world formally recognize the Holodomor of 1932-33 a genocide of the Ukrainian people,” stated UWC President Eugene Czolij.