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Chrystia Freeland: Kiev’s Minister of Foreign Affairs in Ottawa

MICHAEL JABARA CARLEY | 23.01.2017 | OPINION http://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2017/01/23/chrystia-freeland-kiev-minister-foreign-affairs-ottawa.html On Tuesday, 10 January 2017, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shuffled his cabinet after only 14 months in office. The most newsworthy change was the sacking of Stéphane Dion, as minister of foreign affairs, and his replacement by Chrystia Freeland, previously minister of international trade. The cabinet shuffle might not have made much news except for the shabby treatment of Dion and…

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Russian airplane Tu-154 crash

Today’s news of the Tupolev-154 crash is devastating for many Russian Canadians . All but three members of Russia’s most beloved vocal ensemble have died in the tragic plane crash. Of the 92 souls on board, the vast majority were members of the Alexandrov Choir, colloquially known as the Red Army Choir. The rest were civilian journalists and charity workers, including Elizaveta Glinka who has worked tirelessly to help the…

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2016 Annual General Meeting

Toronto, 18 December 2016 The second annual general  meeting of  the Russian Congress of Canada, held in Toronto,  summed up the work of RCC for 2016 and elected the new Board members. We sincerely thank all members of the Board and its Chairman Alla Suvorova for the contribution of time, effort and ideas for development of our organization and building of strong Russian community in Canada. We congratulate all RCC members,…

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Appeal to reject Bill C-306, An Act to establish a Crimean Tatar Deportation (“Sürgünlik”) Memorial Day and to recognize the mass deportation of the Crimean Tatars in 1944 as an act of genocide

November 25th, 2016-Toronto, Ontario The Russian Congress of Canada appeals to the Canadian Parliament to reject  Private Member’s Bill C-306, An Act to establish a Crimean Tatar Deportation (“Sürgünlik”) Memorial Day and to recognize the mass deportation of the Crimean Tatars in 1944 as an act of genocide, introduced by Mr. Kerry Diotte, MP for Edmonton-Griesbach. In his presentation of this bill, Mr. Diotte said that he has a “clear, irrefutable…

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Canada Needs To Stop Wasteful Funding To Ukraine

By Bhupinder S. Liddar,  former Canadian diplomat and founding publisher/editor of “Diplomat & International Canada” magazine. Source:  http://thelinkpaper.ca/?p=58787   Why is it that Ukraine, after 25 years of re-emergence as an independent country, from the ruins of the Soviet empire, cannot put its house in order and stand on its own feet? Why does a country of 46 million and largest in Europe, continues to rely, almost exclusively, on Western…

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The Arctic Council at 20 years: More necessary than ever

Address by Parliamentary Secretary Goldsmith-Jones, on behalf of Minister Dion, marking the 20th anniversary of the Arctic Council September 29, 2016 – Ottawa, Ontario “Cooperation with Russia on the full range of Arctic issues is simply in our best interests. And by the way, I am pleased to know that a Canada-Russia Arctic conference is planned for late November, with Carleton University again playing host. Diplomacy and cooperation—with all members…

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