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Ukrainians in Amsterdam reflect on darkest days

Starvation killed millions in 1930s

From left, Robert von Hasseln, John Semczuk and Nataliya Romanishin fly a Ukrainian flag at half staff at noon on Tuesday to commemorate the Holodomor.
From left, Robert von Hasseln, John Semczuk and Nataliya Romanishin fly a Ukrainian flag at half staff at noon on Tuesday to commemorate the Holodomor.
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A black ribbon dangled from a Ukrainian flag outside Amsterdam City Hall on Tuesday as a small group of Ukrainian-Americans reflected on the mass starvation forced on millions of their ancestors 80 years ago. Ukrainians around the world are commemorating the Holodomor, a genocide that claimed as many as 10 million people in 1932 and 1933 that was little-noticed and not officially recognized for years. Ukrainian-Americans nationwide are raising money to help pay for maintenance ...

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