Spreading the story of Holodomor, the Ukrainian genocide
Between 1932 and 1933, millions of people in Ukraine died as a result of Josef Stalin’s strategy of enforced starvation. It was genocide on a massive scale, a tragedy known as Holodomor, the Ukrainian word for prolonged, agonizing murder by starvation.
Holly Paluck, a principal in the Regina Catholic School system and chair of the provincial Holodomor Awareness and Education committee, says: “Holodomor was huge. Anywhere from three and a half to seven million people in Ukraine died of starvation engineered by Stalin who bragged to Winston Churchill that 10 million had died.