Holodomor Museum presents a collection of materials on “black boards”

12 August 2021

On August 13 at 12.00 in the Trade Unions House of Ukraine (1st floor) (Kyiv, Khreschatyk Street 18/2) will be a presentation of a collection of documents and materials “Black boards” of Ukraine. Chernihiv region”.

The collection of documents and materials “Blackboards” of Ukraine. Chernihiv Region. ” is one of the work results of the Holodomor Research Institute.

Historical study of the Holodomor-genocide is a fundamental direction in the work of the Institute, covering the whole range of scientific activities-from the archival search of historical sources, their attribution, analysis, and systematization to the publication of study results in monographs, scientific articles, conference abstracts, and the introduction into scientific circulation of discovered archival documents in the form of collections of documents and materials, etc.

One of the worst crimes against humanity in the last century was the crime of genocide of the Ukrainian nation committed by the communist totalitarian regime in 1932-1933. Among the many means used to destroy Ukrainian farmers was repression, such as “blacklisting.” In 1932, the “black boards” transformed into a brutal repressive element of the Holodomor mechanism. Along with other factors, the “black boards” ensured the implementation of the communist totalitarian regime’s plan to destroy all manifestations of the national movement and subdue those Ukrainians who survived, including in modern Chernihiv and northern Sumy regions.

The presentation will be attended by:

Hryhorii Osovyi, Chairman of the Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine

Olesia Stasiuk, Director General of the National Museum of the Holodomor-Genocide

Anton Drobovych, Chairman of the Ukrainian Institute of National Memory

Svitlana Markova, the director of the Holodomor Research Institute

Yurii Balaniuk, a representative of the Vasyl Stus Memorial All-Ukrainian Human Rights Organization.

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