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UCC CONGRATULATES RUSLANA WRZESNEWSKYJ AND ANDY COTTRELL ON RECEIVING MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL FROM GOVERNOR GENERAL

December 11, 2015 – OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) congratulates Ruslana Wrzesnewskyj and Andy Cottrell on receiving the prestigious Meritorious Service Medal from the Governor General of Canada, His Excellency the Rt. Hon. David Johnston, at Rideau Hall today. Ms. Wrzesnewskyj and Mr. Cottrell received the Medal for initiating Help Us Help the Children, [&hellip


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Statement by the Official Opposition and the Conservative Party of Canada at Commemoration of the Holodomor in Parliament

Thank you for the opportunity to bring greetings on behalf of the Official Opposition and the Conservative Party of Canada ‎Tonight is a solemn occasion to mark and more importantly to remember and bear witness to the Holodomor. As you have already heard, the Holodomor was an unconscionable event in human history–a genocide conducted by [&hellip


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HOLODOMOR COMMEMORATED ON PARLIAMENT HILL – National Holodomor Awareness Tour Inaugurated on Parliament Hill

December 9, 2015 – OTTAWA. Yesterday, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress and the Embassy of Ukraine in Canada held a solemn commemoration to mark the 82nd anniversary the 1932-33 Holodomor in Ukraine on Parliament Hill. The Holodomor, which means death by starvation, refers to the 1932-33 Famine-Genocide, where millions of Ukrainians were deliberately starved to death [&hellip


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SENATOR ANDREYCHUK CALLS FOR THE RELEASE OF UKRAINIAN POLITICAL PRISONERS IN RUSSIA

Release Date: 7 December 2015 For immediate release SENATOR ANDREYCHUK CALLS FOR THE RELEASE OF UKRAINIAN POLITICAL PRISONERS IN RUSSIA Senator Andreychuk reacted with concern to recent reports that the appeals of two Ukrainian activists were rejected by the Russian Supreme Court on November 24, 2015. Mr. Oleg Sentsov and Mr. Oleksandr Kolchenko have been [&hellip


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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Holodomor Memorial Day

November 28, 2015 Valletta, Malta The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement today on Holodomor Memorial Day: “One of the darkest chapters of human history, the Holodomor, occurred over eighty years ago between 1932 and 1933. The Holodomor was the systemic and horrific genocide of millions of Ukrainians by a totalitarian Soviet regime. [&hellip


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UCC Saskatchewan e-Bulletin for 2015 November 27

  e-Бюлетень Published by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress Saskatchewan Provincial Council, Inc.     27 November 2015 Vol. 12 № 22 (240) 27 листопада 2015 р. 125th Anniversary of Ukrainian Immigration to Canada (1891-2016) UCC Unveils Logo… (media release) | Description of the Logo Design | About the Artist КУК представив логотип… (прес-реліз) | Пояснення [&hellip


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Statement by Minister Joly Commemorating the Holodomor

Department of Canadian Heritage November 27, 2015 15:00 ET Statement by Minister Joly Commemorating the Holodomor OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Nov. 27, 2015) – This week Canadians commemorate one of the greatest tragedies of the last century: the deaths of millions of Ukrainians who perished as victims of a man-made famine under Stalin from 1932 to [&hellip


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SENATOR ANDREYCHUK MARKS UKRAINIAN FAMINE-GENOCIDE (“HOLODOMOR”) MEMORIAL DAY

Release Date: 27 November 2015 For immediate release SENATOR ANDREYCHUK MARKS UKRAINIAN FAMINE-GENOCIDE   (“HOLODOMOR”) MEMORIAL DAY Senator Andreychuk made the following statement ahead of the Ukrainian Famine and Genocide (“Holodomor”) Memorial Day on Saturday, November 28, 2015: “The fourth Saturday in November has been recognized by Ukrainian communities throughout the world as a day to [&hellip


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The Holodomor: Why the West must push back against Putin’s version of history [The Globe and Mail]

Source: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-debate/the-holodomor-why-the-west-must-push-back-against-putins-version-of-history/article27445153/ TARAS KUZIO Contributed to The Globe and Mail Taras Kuzio is a senior fellow at the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta. — This month, as Russian President Vladimir Putin continues his aggression against Ukraine, Ukrainians around the world commemorate the Holodomor, the terror-famine of 1932-1933. The murder of upwards of five [&hellip


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