Holodomor Victims Memorial changed its name

Holodomor victims' Memorial dedicated to the Holodomor tragedy of 1932-1933 in Ukraine was renamed. Today it’s called the National Museum of the Holodomor-Genocide. The new name better covers the topic and shows that Holodomor is a genocide.

the National Museum of the Holodomor-Genocide
Photo: memorialholodomor.org.ua

Holodomor – is a genocide of Ukrainian nation in 1932-1933. It was committed by leadership of the Soviet Union with the aim of making Ukrainians obedient and the ultimate elimination of Ukrainian opposition regime including efforts to build an independent from Moscow Ukrainian State.


The mission of the Museum is a warning for public from the crime of genocide by means of accumulation and spreading the knowledge about Holodomor. It draws attention to the issue of hunger as a weapon in war and crime against humanity, which is used even in the 21st century in different countries of the world.


The National Museum "Holodomor victims Memorial" exists in the memorial form of "Candle of Memory". It commissioned on July 12, 2010. The museum also offers 3-D tours


Address: Lavrska str., 3, Kyiv (15 minutes walk from Arsenalna metro station).