What Is Holodomor?

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Earlier this week, Pope Francis compared the current Russian war on Ukraine to the Holodomor Genocide of 1932 -1933. Most Ukrainians know all too well the horrors of the Holdomor, but for those of you scratching your heads, here’s a quick primer:

In 1932 to 1933 Joseph Stalin as leader of the Soviet Union committed the planned and organized genocide of millions of Ukrainians using the deprivation of food as a tool of terror.
The word Holodomor literally means death by starvation. This man made famine genocide was used as a way to destroy the people, language and culture of Ukraine. Today in 2022, just as in 1932, nearly a century later the terrorist state of Vladimir Putin is deliberately weaponizing food and energy as a way to try to destroy the people, culture and language of Ukraine.

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