Voices speak out on the Holodomor and the War in Ukraine today:
A sampling of titles with links to the full articles, starting from the most recent:
~ “History, Identity and Holodomor Denial: Russia’s continued assault on Ukraine,” by Paula Chertok. Euromaidan Press, Nov 7, 2015.
~ “Russia denies Stalin’s killer famine,” by Cathy Young. The Daily Beast, Oct 31, 2015.
~ “Stalin’s genocidal Holodomor campaign of 1932-33. What we know vs the denialist lies,” by James Oliver. Euromaidan Press, Sep 15, 2015.
~“Kremlin’s proxies purge memory of victims of Holodomor and political repression,” by Halya Coynash. Human Rights in Ukraine (KhPG, Kharkiv) website, Aug 18, 2015.
~ “Ukraine Separatists Rewrite History of 1930s Famine,” by Andrew E. Kramer. New York Times, Apr 29, 2015
~ “Soviet-style propaganda still in use,” by Jars Balan. Winnipeg Free Press, Feb 9, 2015.
~ “Putin’s aggression a result of Holodomor,” by Marco Levytsky. Ukrainian Vancouver, Jan 8, 2015.
~ “From Holodomor to Maidan: How the Kremlin ‘Brotherly Love’ Cost Ukraine Millions of Lives,” by Olga Bielkova (Member of the Ukrainian Parliament). Huffington Post, Nov 23, 2014.
~ “Holodomor: It’s all about justice now,” by Kateryna Dronova (granddaughter of Holodomor survivors). Vox Ukraine. Nov 22, 2014.
~ “Why Stalin Feared Ukraine and Why Putin Fears It Today,” highlights from the 2014 Annual Toronto Ukrainian Famine Lecture, delivered by Anne Applebaum. Holodomor Research and Education Consortium. October 9, 2014.
~ “Ukraine tension has roots in ‘hunger extermination’ of 1930s: As many as eight million died during Holodomor,” by Philip Coulter. CBC News , Mar 22, 2014.
~ “The Crisis In Ukraine Has Much Deeper And Darker Roots Than Many Realize,” by Christina Sterbenz. Business Insider, Mar 7, 2014.
~ “The Roots of the Ukraine Protests: Stalin’s Genocide,” by Alec Torres. National Review, Dec 19, 2013.
~ “How to Explain What’s Happening in Ukraine”; the conflict that we are seeing today stems from a deadly famine that Stalin engineered back in 1932,” by Andrea Chalupa. Time, Dec 17, 2013.
~ “Behind Ukraine’s protest are memories of Moscow’s famine” by Marta Baziuk. The Globe and Mail (Toronto), Dec 11, 2013.
~ Deleting the Holodomor: Ukraine Unmakes Itself by Alexander J. Motyl. World Affairs Journal, Sep/Oct 2010.
This longer article was written almost 5 years ago; however, in showing how acknowledging the Holodomor threatened the Yanukovych regime, it foreshadows the events leading up to the Maidan and the ensuing invasion of Ukraine by Russia.