The US state of Michigan adopted a resolution recognizing the Holodomor of 1932-33 years genocide of the Ukrainian people. This is stated in the message of Ukrainian embassy in the United States.
It is noted that the relevant document was supported by the State House of Representatives.
"We thank the authorities of the State of Michigan for attention and memory of the victims of this terrible tragedy of Ukrainian people and their help in efforts to restore historical justice!" said in a statement of the Ukrainian embassy in the United States.
Earlier, the Holodomor was recognized as a genocide of the Ukrainian people in seven states - Washington, Wisconsin, Oregon, Illinois, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York.
We recall, today, November 25, Ukraine honors the memory of the victims of the famines.
There were three Holodomors in the twentieth century: 1921-1923, 1932-1933, 1946-1947. At the same time, the status of the Holodomor has only the genocide of 1932-1933. Events of 1921-1923 and 1946-1947 are qualified as a mass famine, the genocidal nature of which has not yet been proven.
The Holodomor lasted 17 months - from April 1932 to November 1933. Researchers have not yet decided on the number of victims: they erported the numbers from 1.8 to 10 million. Most experts believe that from 3 to 3.5 million people died from hunger.