Book on Ukrainian genocide to be distributed among Ukrainian diplomatic missions abroad
This year Ukraine marks 75th anniversary of the Great Famine
On October 4, 2007, the Director of “Kyiv Mohyla Academy” Publishing House V.Soloviov handed over to the Ministry of foreign affairs of Ukraine a book “The Great Famine – Holodomor – in Ukraine in 1932 - 1933” for further distribution among the Ukrainian diplomatic missions abroad, according to the MFA press-service.
Having expressed his gratitude to the publisher V.Soloviov for the book handed over to the MFA, the First deputy Minister for foreign affairs of Ukraine V.Ohryzko noted that this book is “especially valuable for foreign diplomatic missions of Ukraine, which carry out their activities devoted to 75th anniversary of the Great Famine – Holodomor – in Ukraine in 1932 – 1933 focused on acknowledgement by the international community of Holodomor as a genocide of the Ukrainian nation”.
V.Ohryzko stressed on importance to deliver unbiased information about the Great Famine in 1932 – 1933 in Ukraine to the international community, which would become a basis for condemnation of the communist totalitarian regime policy and a warning to the mankind to prevent recurrence of similar crimes.
At the ceremony the book`s author professor R.Pyrih, the president of the National University “Kyiv Mohyla Academy” professor S.Kvit and professor S.Kulchytskiy took part.