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Donation to the Alexander Palace State Museum at “Tsarskoe Selo” by the Russian community in Canada

October 20, 2107 is marked by a significant event for the entire Russian community of Canada. On this day XI Alexandrovsky Ball , the first joint project of the Russian Congress of Canada and the Slavic Culture Association “Svetoch” with the support of the Tsarskoye Selo State Museum, was held in the city of  Toronto, province of Ontario. The purpose of this event  is to return cultural values ​​to Russia as  expression of our…

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We are the community united by love for our Motherland with its rich cultural and historical traditions

source   http://russianexpress.net/secondary_id/1796?id=862 November 01, 2019 The Russian Congress of Canada and the “Svetoch” Association express their deep gratitude to everyone who has come to our first Alexander Ball in Toronto, to all those who have supported us morally and financially, to all who value our past and our future, to all who feel that we are not just individuals scattered in the foreign lands, but the community united by love…

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New education law in Ukraine renews controversy over minority language schooling

By Halyna Mokrushyna, New Cold War.org, October 10, 2017 A common place cliché about democracy is that a gauge of its maturity is the capacity to guarantee the rights of minorities. Language is one of those basic, fundamental rights for which people sacrifice their lives and shed the blood of others. The language of a minority is the pledge of its survival amidst a surrounding majority, a cornerstone of its…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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In reply to Marcus Kolga “The connections between Donald Trump Jr., Russia and Canada” published in Toronto Star on July 16, 2017

Source :  https://www.thestar.com/opinion/commentary/2017/07/16/the-connections-between-donald-trump-jr-russia-and-canada.html The opinion piece that Toronto Star carried on July 16, 2017, is an unfortunate example of a smear job disguised as journalism. Marcus Kolga starts by alleging that Canada has been targeted by Russian disinformation campaigns, without giving any indication of what sort of “Russian disinformation” has “targeted” Canada, which facts were misrepresented, and so on. While the word “Russian” signifies involvement by the Russian government, no…

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Christian Orthodox Family Festival in Canada

Toronto Second Festival of the Orthodox Family in Canada took place on June 17, 2017 in Hamilton. It was a family oriented event dedicated to the orthodox family values ​​and traditions. Various ethnic communities enjoyed Russian songs and dances, the show, master classes on creative arts for children and adults, educational programs, presented by private schools, lessons on spiritual development and, of course, the taste of traditional Russian pies and…

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