Civilian conflict in Ukraine still not resolved

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February 22, 2016

Appeal to the Members of Canadian Parliament on Minsk Accord– Seek Diplomatic Solution to the Conflict in Ukraine February 12, 2016 marked one year since the Minsk Agreement on Ukraine crises was signed. The conflict claimed thousands of lives, left tens of thousands injured, and more than a million seeking refuge, all as a result of brutal force used by the Ukrainian army against civilians of densely populated areas in…

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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
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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
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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
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Russia Day Celebration

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June 12, 2015

The Russian Congress of Canada hosted a festive celebration of the Day of Russia in Toronto that took place at the Holy Trinity Church on June 12, 2015. More than 100 people attended the cocktail party and the concert that followed the talk given by Halyna Mokrushina, a freelance journalist and Doctoral Student in Sociology at University of Ottawa, who was among the special guests at the event. Halyna shared…

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RCC Statement – Act Of Vandalism In Montreal

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May 13, 2015

  The Russian Congress of Canada would like to express its greatest discontent in connection with the act of vandalism that took place in Montreal. On May 12, 2015, following a celebration of victory over Nazi Germany in the Second World War, an individual or group of individuals had set fire to a car decorated with the Russian national flag. Over the past few months the Russian Congress of Canada…

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Victory Day 70th Anniversary Celebration

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May 10, 2015

Toronto-May 9, 2015 RCC contributed to the celebration of the 70 years of victory over fascism in WWII held in Toronto. Close to a thousand of Russian-speaking Torontonians joined the people in Russia this weekend to take part in the so-called ‘Immortal Regiment’ march, carrying photographs of their relatives in memory of those who took part in the Great Patriotic War (a term used in Russia and other former Soviet…

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RCC hosts a musical program “Songs in the Flames of War…”

On February 22, 2015 the Russian community in Toronto celebrated the Defender of the Fatherland Day and the anniversary of lifting the siege of Leningrad at a charity lunch hosted by Crystal Grand Banquet Hall. The event was organized for the veterans of the World War II residing in Toronto area. The lunch was accompanied by a musical program “Songs in the Flames of War…” All the money collected at…

February 22, 2015
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