Head Petro Poroshenko in day of memory of victims, which is celebrated in Ukraine every fourth Saturday of November, said that the Russian Federation for many centuries, is leading a hybrid war against Ukraine.
"Millions pray for a heavenly Legion of the Ukrainian people. Bright souls of innocent victims of Ukrainians here, invisibly close to us. The Holodomor is not that other, as a manifestation of a centuries-old hybrid war that Russia is waging against Ukraine, " - wrote Poroshenko on his page century
Ukraine has a law that recognizes the famine of 1932-1933 that affected the majority of agricultural regions of the USSR, genocide. The events of 1921-1923 and 1946-1947 to qualify as a Mass famine, " the genocidal nature of which until not proven ". According to the Ukrainian authorities, the use of the word "famine" in the plural " negates the concept of Holodomor 1932-1933 as genocide ".
Mass famine of 1932-1933 covered not only the territory of Ukraine, which was part of the USSR, but also other cereal areas of the country: the North Caucasus, Lower and middle Volga region, a considerable part of the Central Chernozem region, Kazakhstan, Western Siberia, southern Urals. According to various reports, of hunger, of which 3-3. 5 million in Ukraine, 2 million in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan and 2-2, 5 million in the RSFSR. Hunger got the detriment of all the diverse population within the disaster areas.
The position of Ukraine on famine of 1932-1933 causes strong opposition of Russia. For example, in the capital of Russia believe that it is aimed at the separation of the peoples. In adopted by the 58th session of the General Assembly of the United Nations on 10 November 2003 the famine was called the tragedy of the Ukrainian people, but "genocide" is not a word was said. In the document, which is the answer to the call of then President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma to commemorate the victims of famine in Ukraine, also called to honor the memory of victims of famine, collectivization and the civil war not only in Ukraine but also in Russia and Kazakhstan.