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18 August 2017
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Monuments to those who organized Holodomor dismantled in Donetsk Oblast

Oblast governor ordered to honor Great Famine victims

The Donetsk oblast governor, Vladimir Logvinenko, gave an assignment to the heads of regional administrations and city executive councils to prepare and submit for consideration the issue on dismantling of monuments and memorial signs devoted to persons who participated in the organization of Golodomor in 1932-1933 in Ukraine, according to Ostrov.

This was talked about at the governors` meeting with heads of regionaladministration, chief of law-enforcement bodies of the Donetsk oblast.

Vladimir Logvinenko noted that for the due honoring of Golodomor victims, there shouldn`t be preserving of old soviet paraphernalia of Bolshevik system.

 Due to that, the city heads and regional administrations have been scheduled to consider at their sessions `Issues connected with installation of memorial signs, crosses and other objects in places of mass people`s death because of famine.

The next issue was disassembling of monuments and memorials for the people who participated in organization and performing the Famine of 1932-1933 in Ukraine, renaming streets, squares, avenues, parks and settlements of the Donetsk oblast, which are related to such people.

This news was monitored by the Action Ukraine Monitoring Service for the Action Ukraine Report (AUR), Morgan Williams, SigmaBleyzer, Editor. 

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