Senate Holodomor Resolution, 2018: a Historic First
On October 3, 2018, the U.S. Senate unanimously approved legislation that officially “recognizes” that the Holodomor is genocide.
Among the 5 concluding statements of the resolution, it is stated that the Senate:
(3) recognizes the findings of the Commission on the Ukraine Famine as submitted to Congress on April 22, 1988, including that Joseph Stalin and those around him committed genocide against the Ukrainians in 1932–1933;
The full text of this resolution, its legislative history, and how to cite it, are available here:
S.Res. 435 (115th): A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the 85th anniversary of the Ukrainian Famine of 1932-1933, known as the Holodomor, should serve as a reminder of repressive Soviet policies against the people of Ukraine.
For the historical background on the U.S. government position regarding the Holodomor as genocide, through 2018, Read more: