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 Ukraine Commemorates Holodomor Victims

Every year on the fourth Saturday in November Ukraine holds a Holodomor Remembrance Day. The tradition of the day was introduced by a special decree of President Leonid Kuchma in 1998.

Glavkom reportsthat on the Day of the Remembrance of HolodomorVictims an annual Light a Candle campaign is held. At 4:00 p.m. thememory of those killed in the genocide of the Ukrainian people ishonored by a moment of silence candle are set in the windowsills.

According to thescientific and demographic examination, the total number of humanlosses only in the Holodomor of 1932-1933 was 3.94 million people.Loss of the unborn, according to the investigation of the SecurityService of Ukraine constituted about 6 million people. Faminemostly destroyed the Ukrainian villages which were the backbone ofUkrainian family. Tragic for the Ukraine were also the consequencesof 1921-1923 and 1946-1947Holodomors.

По данным научно-демографической экспертизы, общее количествочеловеческих потерь только от Голодомора 1932-1933 годов составляет3,94 млн человек. Потери нерожденных, по данным следствия СБУ,составляют около 6 млн человек. Голодомор преимущественно разрушилукраинское село, которое является основной украинской семьи.Трагическими для Украины являются также последствия Голодоморов1921-1923 и 1946-1947 годов.

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