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Connecticut recognizes Holodomor 1932-1933 a genocide of Ukrainian nation

Connecticut is the 21st American state to make such decision
13:38, 21 November 2018

Ukrainian Ministry of Culture

American state Connecticut recognized Holodomor 1932-1933 as a genocide of the Ukrainian nation, as the press office of Ukraine’s Embassy in the U.S. reported on Facebook.

It was reported that today, on November 21, Connecticut recognized Holodomor 1932-1933 as a genocide of the Ukrainian nation. The Governor Dannel Malloy signed the relevant proclamation.

It should be noted that Connecticut became the 21st U.S. state, which made such decision.

Related: North Carolina recognizes Holodomor 1932-1933 as genocide of Ukrainian nation

Earlier, it was reported that the U.S. Senate recognized Holodomor 1932-1933 as a genocide of the Ukrainian nation.

It was noted that the Senate included to the documents the conclusions of the U.S. government commission on Holodomor in Ukraine (as of April 22, 1988) that "Stalin and his surroundings committed a genocide against the Ukrainian nation in 1932-1933."

Related: Monument to Holodomor victims opened in Hungary

Therefore, the resolution condemns the regular violation of human rights, including the right for self-determination and freedom of speech, committed by the Soviet authority against the Ukrainian nation, expresses condolences to the victims and their families, contains a call for spreading of the information to raise awareness of the world about an artificial nature of this tragedy.

Related: Oregon recognizes Holodomor 1932-1933 as genocide of Ukrainian nation

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