The Ukrainian who fought in the Battle of Narvik

Officers and OR awarded the Norweigan War Cross 2Wasyl Cykwa's later William Campbell (born 1914, died July 2004 in Glasgow) was a Polish-Ukrainian soldier during World War II. He distinguished himself in the battle of Narvik and was awarded the Norwegian War Cross with swords for his efforts.

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Ukrainians in the Red Army and the liberation of Norway

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In 2010, during the traditional annual televised conversation with citizens of Russia, the then prime minister Vladimir Putin made the following statement:

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Recognition of the Holodomor as Genocide

holodomor 3On December 9, 1948, the UN General Assembly adopted the Genocide Convention. Soviet Ukraine signed the document in 1949, and in 1954 ratified it.

Article II of Convention states:

“In the present Convention, genocide means any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group, as such:

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Petitions to the Norwegian Storting and the Norwegian Government

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Suggestion preparing public petitions to the Storting and the Norwegian Government to recognize Holodomor as genocide. 

Construction of a memorial in Norway to Ukrainians who died during World War II in Norway, including during the liberation of the northern regions.

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Canada recognizes the Holodomor in Ukraine

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Canada recognizes the Holodomor in Ukraine as one of 9 genocides it officially acknowledges with a day for its remembrance.

The National Holodomor Education Committee of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress and the Holodomor Research and Education Consortium (HREC) appeal to individual schools and school boards across Canada to commemorate the fourth Friday in November as 'Holodomor Memorial Day' (November 27) in their schools. We encourage all teachers to include the Holodomor in their teaching at this time.

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