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Polish Senate unanimously recognize Holodomor as genocide of Ukrainians

Such decree was solemnly passed over to the Ambassador of Ukraine to Poland Andriy Deshchytsia for the upcoming 85th anniversary of Holodomor
18:02, 21 November 2018

Senate of Poland passes over the decree on Holodomor to Ambassador of Ukraine to Poland Andriy Deshchytsia
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On November 21, the Senate of Poland recognized Holodomor of 1932-1933 as a genocide against the Ukrainian people by the communist regime. The Senate unanimously adopted a resolution for the 85th anniversary of this terrible tragedy. This was reported by the press service of the Embassy of Ukraine in Poland on its Facebook page.

"The Senate of the Republic of Poland have just unanimously adopted a decree to commemorate the 85th anniversary of the Holodomor of 1932-1933 in Ukraine. The Ambassador of Ukraine Andriy Deshchytsia was present during the adoption of the decision," the statement says.

At the same time, it is explained that Poland expressed solidarity with the Ukrainian people in preserving the memory of victims of this tragedy and reaffirmed its decision of 2006 to recognize Holodomor as a genocide committed by the communist regime.

It is noteworthy that the text of the decree was solemnly passed over to the Ambassador of Ukraine to Poland Andriy Deshchytsia.

On November 24, Ukraine will honor the memory of Holodomor victims. Traditionally, on the fourth Saturday of the month, memorial services are held in the country, and the pots with grain and candles will be laid at the memorials.

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

The leaders of the state will attend ceremonial events near the memorial sign “Candle of Memory” in Kyiv, including the heads of foreign countries, parliaments and international organizations, government officials from different countries, diplomats, representatives of religious denominations, regional delegations, public and cultural figures, witnesses of the great hunger

It is important: our diplomats are making great efforts to make the world community recognize Holodomor in Ukraine as a genocide of the Ukrainian people. This year is the 85th anniversary of the tragedy of 1932-1933.

Related: Virginia recognizes Holodomor genocide of Ukrainian nation

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