A Memorial to Holodomor victims was installed In Kyiv region

News 18 October 2018

On October 19, 2018, a memorial momument to the villagers who were killed by the Soviet regime in 1932-1933 was installed in the village of Myrivka (Kaharlytsky district, Kyiv region). 344 people, including 169 children, were victims of genocide, committed against the Ukrainian nation.

The opening ceremony was attended by General Director of the National Museum “Holodomor Victims Memorial” Olesia Stasiuk, Advisor to the First Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine Yuri Balaniuk, Deputy Chairman of the Vasyl Stus All-Ukrainian Human Rights Protection Organization “Memorial” Bogdan Morklianyk, head of the Kagarlytsky District State Administration Roman Kovalenko, head of the Private Enterprise “Myrivske” Victor Verholias, Honored Artist of Ukraine Taras Kompanichenko, deputies of the district council, representatives of the clergy and villagers of Myrivka.

The participants of the event commemorated the victims of Holodomor-genocide by a minute of silence and laying flowers.

The initiators of the constructing of the memorial plague were the deputy of the Kagarlytsky District Council Ivan Lysyi and the public activist Nadiia Tymchenko.