LATEST SENATOR CASEY
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Bob Casey released the following statement to mark 85 years since the Holodomor:
“I join with the Ukrainian-American community to mark the anniversary of the beginning of the Holodomor. This famine was planned and executed by Joseph Stalin with the goal of eliminating the Ukrainian Independence movement, and it resulted in the death of millions of Ukrainians.
This commemoration serves as an opportunity ensure that the legacies of those who were killed persist in our collective memory. By continuing to tell their stories, and by reaffirming our commitment to protecting people from tyranny around the world, we take one more step in ensuring that the horrors of the Holodomor never happen again
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