During 1932 - 1933 millions of Ukrainians perished in a famine orchestrated by the Stalinist regime. Almost 90 percent of these victims died between the winter of 1932 and spring of 1933, one of the greatest genocides in European history.
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaking at the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, Calgary Branch, Holodomor Commemoration, November 23, 2019
Holodomor commemoration, Manitoba Legislature, Winnipeg. November 21, 2019
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.
Raphael Lemkin plaque at the Ukrainian Institute of America, New York City, 2019
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)
Ukraine's Stalin-era famine, Kharkiv, 1933. Alexander Wienerberger and Samara Pearce
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.