The European Parliament recognized the Holodomor of 1932-1933 as genocide of the Ukrainian people.
At today's meeting, the European Parliament supported the resolution that recognizes the terrible events of the 1930s as genocide of the Ukrainian people. The document was supported by 507 deputies, 12 voted against, and 17 abstained.
The adopted resolution expresses solidarity with the people of Ukraine and honors the memory of the millions who died as a result of the purposeful actions of the Stalinist regime regarding the organization of artificial famine.
"The European Parliament... recognizes the Holodomor, the artificial famine of 1932-1933 in Ukraine, caused by the deliberate actions of the Soviet regime, a genocide against the people of Ukraine; it strongly condemns such actions of the totalitarian Soviet regime, which led to the death of millions of Ukrainians and significantly undermined the foundations," it says messages
In addition, European parliamentarians condemned the actions of Russia, which continues an aggressive war against Ukraine, violates territorial integrity, sovereignty, seeks to liquidate as a state, robs grain warehouses and hinders exports.
The adopted resolution will be submitted to the Verkhovna Rada, the President, the Government of Ukraine, the Head of EU Diplomacy, the European Council and Commission, member states, the UN, the OSCE, as well as the Russian President, Government and Parliament.