RCC Open Letter regarding Kyiv Pechersk Lavra in Ukraine: New attempt to seize the UOC shrine

THE OPEN LETTER OF THE RUSSIAN CONGRESS OF CANADA REGARDING THE ATTEMPT OF UKRAINIAN AUTHORITY TO SEIZE THE PROPERTY AND SHRINE OF THE UKRANIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH BY UKRAINIAN AUTHORITIES The Russian Congress of Canada has learned of an Internet petition urging the transfer of the Kiev Caves Monastery of the Dormition from the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church (sometimes called the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate) to the schismatic…

December 11, 2015

Statement on the Turkish act of aggression against Russia

The Russian Congress of Canada expresses its strong resentment towards the Turkish Air Force act of aggression against the Russian Federation in its struggle with terrorist groups led by IS in Syria. Russia’s antiterrorist operation in Syria is fully in line with the Charter of the United Nations and the request of the legitimate President Bashar Assad. Turkish Air Force made an unprovoked attack on the Russian warplane Su-24 and…

November 24, 2015

RCC expresses condolences over the Russian passenger plane crash in Egypt

The Russian community in Canada is deeply saddened by the horrific tragedy that took place in Egypt, where the Russian airliner crashed 20 minutes after leaving Sharm el-Sheikh airport in Egypt, that took  lives of 224 passengers, including 25 children. Most of them were Russian citizens, four Ukrainian and one Belorusian citizens. On behalf of Canadian people of Russian descent the Russian Congress of Canada would like to extend sincere…

October 31, 2015

Russian Congress of Canada address to the memebers of the Russian community before 2015 Federal election

October 18, 2015

  Dear Friends,   On October 19th, you along with millions of other Canadians will be making a very important decision. The outcome of the election will determine not only who will form the next Government, but also what Canada will we live in, what legacy will we leave to our children. Your voice, your vote, your support for the candidate, your intelligent decision will make a real difference.  …


Address to Candidates in 2015 Federal Election

Toronto – October 2015. The Russian Congress of Canada (RCC) released an address to the candidates in 2015 Canadian federal elections on the issues related to the current Canada-Ukraine foreign policy  and its affect on Russian and Ukrainian diasporas, as a matter of high importance to both communities. The statement is available for downloads here:    Address to Candidates The RCC National Council encourages RCC members, its friends, and members…

October 7, 2015

Statement on the Malaysia Airlines Flight Crash in Ukraine

Toronto – July 17, 2015. The Russian Congress of Canada (RCC) issued the following statement in commemoration of the victims of the flight MH17 shot down in Ukraine one year ago. On July 17, 2014 the Malaysia Airline flight MH17 was struck over heavily involved in the civil war eastern part of Ukraine. As a result 298 passengers lost their lives, including children. That was one of the biggest tragedies…

July 17, 2015