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Ukraine genocide topic of Amsterdam library program

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As they commemorate the 80th anniversary of mass starvation that killed many of their ancestors, Amsterdam’s Ukrainian-Americans are asking local residents to reflect on a frightening scenario: government workers going door-to-door confiscating all the food. Those in the eastern portion of Ukraine who hid food were shot by the Soviets during the Holodomor, a genocide that claimed as many as 10 million people in 1932 and 1933. Members of Amsterdam’s Ukrainian-American Club are planning a ...

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January 10, 2013
7:58 a.m.

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A lesson here, before they took the food, they took the guns.........