On November 7, 2023, the World Congress of Holodomor Researchers “Unpunished Genocides Repeat!” was held at National Pedagogical Drahomanov University. The scientific event was timed to the 90th anniversary of the memory of Ukrainians, destroyed in 1932-1933 by the communist totalitarian regime. Among the co-organizers of the Congress is the Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the NAS of Ukraine.
At the plenary session of the congress with the scientific report “Historical parallels between the crimes of communism, Nazism, racism. Totalitarian ideologies as a threat to humanity. Ukrainian Dimension” was delivered by Anatoliy Podolskiy, a leading researcher of the Department of Ethno-Politics of our Institute, Candidate of Historical Sciences. In his speech, the scientist focused on comparing the anti-Ukrainian policy of the Stalinist, communist regime in the USSR in the 1930s and the anti-Ukrainian propaganda and Russian military aggression against Ukraine by the Putin political regime. The speaker presented a substantiated thesis about the historical connections and historical parallels between the crimes of communism and the crimes of racism against Ukrainians in the 20th-21st centuries.
During the work of the Congress
During the work of the Congress, reports were made by Pavlo Hrytsenko, Ph.D., Professor, Director of the Institute for Ukrainian Language of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Vasyl Marochko, Ph.D., Professor, leading researcher of the Institute of Ukrainian History of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Heorhiy Papakin, Professor, Director of the M.S. Hrushevsky Institute of Ukrainian Archeography and Source Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kostyantyn Kolesnikov, PhD, Professor, Head of the Department of History of the Academy of the Customs Service of Ukraine, Volodymyr Dutchak, serviceman of the Azov Brigade of the National Guard of Ukraine, PhD, Victoria Malko, Ph.D., Head of the Holodomor Research Center at the University of California, Fresno, other Ukrainian and foreign scientists.
According to the results of the work of the Congress, a corresponding resolution was adopted.