Ukrainian President Writes Letter To George Bush Thanking Him For Signing Law To Give Ukraine A Place In Washington To Build A Holodomor Monument
Press Office of the President of Ukraine
Kyiv, Ukraine, Friday, November 10, 2006
KYIV - Ukrainian President Victor Yushchenko has written a letter to U.S.
President George Bush to thank him for signing a law to give Ukraine's
government a plot of land in Washington on which to erect a Holodomor
monument [1932-1933 Holodomor - induced starvation, death for millions,
genocide, in Soviet Ukraine, (Action Ukraine Report - AUR)]
"I thank you for honoring millions of innocent people whose lives were put
on the dreadful altar of the totalitarian Soviet regime. A monument in the
heart of the free world, Washington, will remind us that freedom and
democracy can guarantee that this terrible tragedy will never happen again,"
The President also sent letters to U.S. Senator Carl Levin [Democrat-
Michigan] and U.S. Representative Sandy Levin [Democrat - Michigan]
to thank them for helping pass the bill in the Senate and the House.