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Canada-wide Rally in Support of Russian Paralympic Team

Toronto, August 28, 2016- Russian-speaking community of Canada held a mass rally in support of the Russian Paralympics team suspended from participation in the Games in Rio de Janeiro. Ottawa, Montreal and Winnipeg will join Toronto and Vancouver next week. Here in Canada, we feel a special responsibility for the unfair report produced by the World Anti-Doping Agency, which essentially deprived the 267 Paralympic athletes from Russia of presumption of…

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Paralympics

In Support and Solidarity with Russian Paralympians

  Activists of the Russian community of Toronto, Montreal, and other North American cities will protest against the blanket ban on the Russian National team of Paralympic athletes from participation in the Rio 2016 Olympics. The decision to ban the athletes demonstrates an absolute disregard for the legal right of people to the presumption of innocence. We cannot allow such blatant attacks on our morals, ethics, and democratic freedoms. Unfortunately,…

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Warrior Day 2015

The 95th Warriors’ Day Parade

Saturday, August 20, 2016 10:30am Canadian National Exhibition Toronto, Ontario, Canada   Please join the marching of the veterans of the Canadian Associationof World War II Veterans from the Soviet Union at the Warriors’ Day Parade http://www.thewarriorsdayparade.ca/parade_info.htm https://www.facebook.com/events/275684926156722/

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In its foreign policy towards Ukraine and Russia, Canada must separate fact from fiction

Open Letter to Stéphane Dion re: Ukraine and Russia by JOHN RYAN   CANADIAN POLITICS   JULY 30, 2016 The Honourable Stéphane Dion Minister of Foreign Affairs House of Commons

 Ottawa, ON K1A 0G2   Dear Minister Dion, Thank you for your letter of June 30 that was in response to my letter to you of November 17, 2015. When your government came into office last fall you inherited the…

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Opinion: Olympics is not for everyone

by Vlad Fedorov member of RCC   Last night the news came: the International Olympic Committee decided not to disqualify the whole Russian team from participation in the Olympic Games. I must say I’m not interested in sports and, more precisely, not interested in the coverage of sport events in the media. I have no sports channel in my TV package and I don’t care when they show the Super…

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Canada’s Liberal Gov’t Joins NATO’s War Escalation

source: http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/07/15/canadas-liberal-govt-joins-natos-war-escalation/ by Roger Annis Canadians who hoped the federal election last October 19 would usher in change to the aggressive, foreign policy of the defeated Conservative government are wondering what happened to their wishes. The transition in imperialist foreign policy from the Harper Conservatives to the Justin Trudeau-led Liberals has been utterly seamless, if not predictable. In the Middle East, Canada’s support to ‘regime change’ in Syria stands. The…

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2016 Victory Day Celebrations in Toronto, Ontario

We invite all residents of Greater Toronto Area to participate in the events celebrating the 71st anniversary of the Victory in the great Patriotic war of 1941-1945 in Toronto . April 23, 2016  – Auto Rally 2016 Toronto (620 Ortona Rd, Borden) https://www.facebook.com/events/426086300886739/ May 8th, 2016  – The Immortal Regiment march with the Russian Congress of Canada followed by the Victory Day celebrations in Earl Bales Park, North York, prepared  by the Organizing Committee for the May 9th celebrations. https://www.facebook.com/events/1563632417291979/  

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Odessa

In memory of those who were killed in Odessa Massacre on May 2, 2014

Two years ago, on May 2, 2014 pro-Kiev ultra-nationalists blocked anti-government protesters in Odessa’s House of Trade Unions and set the building on fire by hurling Molotov cocktails inside.Most of them were burned alive, others were stoned and gunned to death by the crowd outside while trying to escape from a burning building. According to the official report 48 people were killed, over 200 injured but the actual numbers of…

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Odessa: Averting Another Massacre

  By Nicolai Petro, Counterpunch, April 28, 2016   May 2 will mark the second anniversary of one of the most horrific, politically inspired tragedies in modern European history — the fire in the Odessa trade union building that killed 48 people and wounded another 200. Numerous pleas by the United Nations and the European Union for a thorough investigation into the causes of this tragedy have gone unanswered. Multiple…

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Paschal Greetings from the Russian Congress of Canada

The Russian Congress of Canada wholeheartedly greets the Russian Canadian community and all our Orthodox brothers and sisters in Canada, Russia and Ukraine, with the bright feast of Pascha of Christ, which has become the most important event in the history of the salvation of the humananity We pray for revival of traditional spiritual and moral values, education of the younger generation based on those values, and strive for the protection of family, motherhood and childhood. We wish…

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