"During the Holodomor we died as we were
Ukrainians. Today we are
capable to survive as we remain and will always be Ukrainians. As one strong nation. Avoiding internal
squabbles. Avoiding beating the air. Avoiding irresolution
of mind," said Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk in his address on
Sunday, November 29.
The Head of
Government stressed that the contrivance, the scheme and scale of the Ukrainian
Holodomor "were devilish": "And even
more diabolic thing happened later. The killers just turned the page. The status
of "the turned page" haunts us during our entire history".
that "we are the only to stop it": "Memory allows us to
understand who we are. Memory shapes us and creates our imagination.
Imagination creates our future."
This is an essential, fundamental and life-asserting fact. This is a strong
response to evil and hatred against Ukraine, against the Ukrainian citizens, our
language and our culture. This is the answer to each invader and each
aggressor," urged Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
During the Revolution of Dignity everyone got the proof – Europe, America,
Russia," he stressed.
accentuated that the Ukrainian Famine and Henocide is a penetrating theme of
our existence and mentality: "In person, each citizen must realize that
our only shield against any threat appears our personal active involvement in
the development and protection of Ukraine. "I am participating
in the fate of the state" - everyone has to perceive these words".
in Ukraine, free from external threat, free from fear and poverty. I believe in
Ukraine that will overcome the current challenges. Let's be strong. Let's be
wise. Let’s be free. Then we will do everything, even impossible," summed
up Arseniy Yatsenyuk.