Christian Orthodox Family Festival in Canada

Toronto Second Festival of the Orthodox Family in Canada took place on June 17, 2017 in Hamilton. It was a family oriented event dedicated to the orthodox family values ​​and traditions. Various ethnic communities enjoyed Russian songs and dances, the show, master classes on creative arts for children and adults, educational programs, presented by private schools, lessons on spiritual development and, of course, the taste of traditional Russian pies and…

June 6, 2017
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Appeal to the Members of Canadian Parliament to denounce attempts to besmirch the collective memories of the Great Victory over German Nazism and to stop falsification of history

House of Commons Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1A 0A6 May 23, 2017 Appeal to the Members of Canadian Parliament to denounce attempts to besmirch the collective memories of the Great Victory over German Nazism and to stop falsification of history Dear Member of Parliament, Seventy two years ago the most horrible war of the twentieth century had ended in a spectacular victory of Allied Powers over the united forces of Nazi…

May 24, 2017
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REJECTING FALSIFICATION OF HISTORY

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May 22, 2017

Contributed by Konstantin Goulich, RCC member Seventy two years ago the most horrible war of the twentieth century had ended in a spectacular victory of Allied Powers over the united forces of Nazi Germany, Imperial Japan, their satellites and collaborators. The Soviet Union has paid the highest price to attain this truly epic victory. At least twentytirbute by  seven million people, including both civilians and military personnel, had perished during…

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World War II Victory Day Ceremony at Toronto City Hall

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May 14, 2017

On Monday, May 8th  in Nathan Phillips Square outside Toronto City Hall we commemorated the anniversary V-E Day and Victory Day. V-E Day, May 8. 1945 (Victory Day in Europe) mark the Allies formal acceptance of Nazi Germany’s unconditional surrender of its armed forces. Victory Day, May 9, 1945  is a holiday that commemorates the victory of the Soviet Union over Nazi Germany in the Great Patriotic War.  

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In memory of those killed in Odessa Massacre on May 2, 2014

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May 2, 2017

Three years ago, on May 2, 2014 pro-Kiev ultra-nationalists blocked anti-government protesters in Odessa’s  Trade Unions House and set the building on fire by hurling Molotov cocktails inside. Most of the demonstrators were burned alive, others were stoned and gunned to death by the crowd outside while trying to escape from the burning building. According to the official report 48 people were killed, over 100 injured but the actual numbers…

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RCC calls for a fair and independent investigation of May 2, 2014 massacre in Odessa, Ukraine

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May 1, 2017

Dear Member of Parliament, In the commemoration of the third anniversary of the tragic events in Odessa on May 2, 2014, the Russian Congress of Canada (RCC) remembers those who fell victim to the violence of right-wing Ukrainian radicals and draws attention to the failure of Ukrainian authorities to properly investigate and prosecute the culprits. RCC calls upon the Canadian government to exercise its influence on official Kyiv so that the investigation…

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The Immortal Regiment March in Toronto 2017

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April 27, 2017

The Immortal Regiment march is a rememberence event that commemorates the millions of lives lost by the Soviet Union in World War II. Known as “Immortal Regiment,” this event has spread to dozens of cities and made the Victory Day celebrations the most meaningful holiday in Russia. It has also restored the bond between generations, merging millions of diverse family stories into a common memory of suffering, courage and resilience….

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