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- The Council of Europe voted to recognize Holodomor as a 'Genocide'.
What was the Holodomor?
- Holodomor is a Ukrainian term that means “death by starvation".
- Holodomor was a famine in Soviet Ukraine from 1932-33.
- It was caused by the forced collectivization of farmers under Stalin.
Stand of countries
- Ukraine has regarded the famine as a deliberate act of genocide by Stalin since 2006.
- Russia still rejects this account and says it was a famine that devastated parts of the Soviet Union at that time.
- In 2022 Russia's invaded Ukraine. Since then, Ukraine has encouraged the international community to acknowledge the famine as a deliberate act.
- Restoring historical justice and paying tribute to Holodomor victims sends a strong message.
- The message is that justice is inevitable for all past and present Moscow's crimes.
Q. Recently, Holodomor was in the news. What is it?
1. A famine in Soviet Ukraine from 1932-33.
2. A series of protests and demonstrations in China in spring of 1989.
3. Boko Haram militants attack a town with bombs and guns.
4. ISIS massacres Kurdish people.
Choose the correct code.
Option 1. A