RCC Statement on Libel and Slander in reply to the statements made in the media with the aim to smear the reputation of  the civic organization of Russian Canadians

October 7th, 2017 The Russian Congress of Canada has on numerous occasions explained that the organization has been created by the Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada without any official or unofficial sponsorship from any third party. We unite Russian-speaking Canadians of any ethnic origin on the basis of their shared interest to the Russian culture and history, as well as well-being of people of the multinational Russian Federation…

October 8, 2017
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Open Letter to Hon. Justin Trudeau on the suppression of constitutional rights of minorities in Ukraine

The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau Prime Minister of Canada ‎   September 22, 2017 The Amendment of the Ukraine Education Act   Dear Prime Minister Trudeau, The Russian Congress of Canada expresses its deep concern about the law on education adopted on September 5th, 2017 by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine that restructures Ukraine’s education system and specifies that Ukrainian must be the main language used in schools, rolling back…

September 22, 2017
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Russia-Canada: an interrupted dialogue that should be restored

The following letter had been submitted as an Opinion piece to several major Canadian news outlets: the Toronto Star, the Globe and Mail, The Ottawa Citizen, The Montreal Gazette, The Edmonton Journal, The Vancouver Sun, The Spectator. None of them considered it for publication.   September 7th, 2017 When the Canadian parliament reconvenes in September, one of the main items on its agenda is the final vote for a so-called Magnitsky Act…

September 18, 2017
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Appel aux députés du Parlement canadien afin de leur demander de dénoncer les tentatives de ternir les souvenirs collectifs de la Grande Victoire russe sur le nazisme allemand et d’arrêter la falsification de l’histoire

  Appel aux députés du Parlement canadien afin de leur demander de dénoncer les tentatives de ternir les souvenirs collectifs de la Grande Victoire  russe sur le nazisme allemand et d’arrêter la falsification de l’histoire. Chambre des Communes Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1A 0A6 23 mai 2017 Chers parlementaires, Il y a soixante-douze ans, la plus horrible guerre du XXe siècle se terminait par une victoire spectaculaire des Puissances Alliées sur…

May 24, 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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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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Appeal to Prime Minister Trudeau to question Minister Freeland’s integrity

The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P. Prime Minister of Canada March 21, 2017   Dear Prime Minister:   The Russian Congress of Canada would like to register its utmost concern with the appointment of Ms. Chrystia Freeland as Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs. Apart from distinguishing herself as a prominent critic of Russia, Ms. Freeland has few qualifications for the job. Diplomacy presupposes an ability to build bridges and…

March 21, 2017
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RCC Condolences for Loss Of Vitaly Churkin

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February 20, 2017

February 20, 2017-Toronto   Russian Congress of Canada expresses its condolences on the sudden death of the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations and the UN Security Council, Vitaly Churkin. It is a terrible loss for Russia and all humanity. His voice, at times lonely, sounded strongly from the tribune of the UN Security Council defending the position and interests of Russia on the international scene….

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