Open Letter to the Macdonald-Laurier Institute in reply to the publication of Marcus Kolga’s report “Stemming the Virus”

By this letter the Russian Congress of Canada (RCC) expresses its deepest regret that the Macdonald-Laurier Institute, which claims to be Canada’s only truly public, rigorously independent and non-partisan policy think tank, has published the report “Stemming the Virus” by Marcus Kolga. This report makes unsupported and inappropriate accusations against the RCC and others whose opinions differ from the author’s. We ask that this report be withdrawn and an official…

February 23, 2019

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

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…


The Information and Press Department of MFA of Russia on the new Canadian sanctions against Russia

19.03.16 We are disappointed with Canada’s decision to expand the anti-Russia “black list” in the context of developments in Ukraine. Contrary to statements by the new Government of Justin Trudeau about a striving to act in the spirit of cooperation in international relations, Ottawa continues to aggravate a negative situation. The tendency to look to Washington, which is demanding that its allies hold their ranks on the “sanctions front” against…

March 19, 2016

Second Anniversary of Crimea’s Incorporation into the Russian Federation

Press release on  the second anniversary of Crimea’s incorporation into the Russian Federation. March 16, 2016   Two years ago on March 16, 2014, the people of Crimea voted overwhelmingly in favour of secession from Ukraine and applying to join the Russian Federation. Their application to join Russia was quickly accepted. The secession decision was immediately condemned by governments in Europe, North America and elsewhere in the world. It was labeled…

March 16, 2016

Protest At Turkish Consulate In Toronto

November 29, Toronto. The Russian Congress of Canada held a protest in front of the Consulate General of Turkey office. People came to express their resentment towards the Turkish Air Force act of aggression against Russia. On November 24, Turkish aircraft violated international norms and entered Syrian airspace, where it ambushed the Russian bomber jet Su-24 that participated in the fight against specific terrorist groups in Syria recognized by the…

November 29, 2015

100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

  We express our extended sympathy on the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide! Today, April 24, 2015 marks the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide in Ottoman Turkey (Western Armenia). The four stage of the Armenian genocide that began in Turkey in 1894 destroyed the Armenian civilization in most parts of Western Armenia, taking the lives of more than 2,000,000 people, about 300,000 were killed in 1894-1896, 1,500,000 in…

April 24, 2015

УКРАИНА ЕДИНА? Взгляд изнутри и со стороны международного сообщества на революцию Евромайдана и восстание в Донбассе

Под таким названием в Университете Оттавы 4 декабря 2014 г. прошла научная конференция, посвященная гражданской войне на Украине. Примечательно, что ведущие ученые-политологи и социологи впервые в Канаде публично высказали точку зрения отличную о той, которой придерживается правительство Канады и ведущие средства массовой информации, и которые обвиняют Россию и русских в так называемой «агрессии», поддержке сепаратизма. При этом замалчивается проблема фашизации страны и многочисленные факты военных преступлений со стороны вооруженных сил…

February 6, 2015