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REJECTING FALSIFICATION OF HISTORY

Seventy two years ago the most horrible war of the twentieth century had ended in a spectacular victory of Allied Powers over the united forces of Nazi Germany, Imperial Japan, their satellites and collaborators. The Soviet Union has paid the highest price to attain this truly epic victory. At least twenty seven million people, including both civilians and military personnel, had perished during the war. They were killed on the…

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World War II Victory Day Ceremony at Toronto City Hall

On Monday, May 8th  in Nathan Phillips Square outside Toronto City Hall we commemorated the anniversary V-E Day and Victory Day. V-E Day, May 8. 1945 (Victory Day in Europe) mark the Allies formal acceptance of Nazi Germany’s unconditional surrender of its armed forces. Victory Day, May 9, 1945  is a holiday that commemorates the victory of the Soviet Union over Nazi Germany in the Great Patriotic War.  

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

Three years ago, on May 2, 2014 pro-Kiev ultra-nationalists blocked anti-government protesters in Odessa’s  Trade Unions House and set the building on fire by hurling Molotov cocktails inside. Most of the demonstrators were burned alive, others were stoned and gunned to death by the crowd outside while trying to escape from the burning building. According to the official report 48 people were killed, over 100 injured but the actual numbers…

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RCC calls for a fair and independent investigation of May 2, 2014 massacre in Odessa, Ukraine

Dear Member of Parliament, In the commemoration of the third anniversary of the tragic events in Odessa on May 2, 2014, the Russian Congress of Canada (RCC) remembers those who fell victim to the violence of right-wing Ukrainian radicals and draws attention to the failure of Ukrainian authorities to properly investigate and prosecute the culprits. RCC calls upon the Canadian government to exercise its influence on official Kyiv so that the investigation…

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The Immortal Regiment March in Toronto 2017

The Immortal Regiment march is a rememberence event that commemorates the millions of lives lost by the Soviet Union in World War II. Known as “Immortal Regiment,” this event has spread to dozens of cities and made the Victory Day celebrations the most meaningful holiday in Russia. It has also restored the bond between generations, merging millions of diverse family stories into a common memory of suffering, courage and resilience….

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Victory Day 2017 Charity Auto Rally

Toronto-Hamilton The Russian community of Toronto has launched a new tradition to start Victory Day celebrations in World War II with a spring auto and motor rally “I remember! I’m proud!” For the third time this year, the Association of World War II veterans from the USSR, activists from various public organizations and members of the Russian Congress of Canada took part in the event. The event took place on…

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118th anniversary of the first pilgrims to Canada from Russia

  By Koozma J. Tarasoff, Ottawa source : http://spirit-wrestlers.blogspot.ca/2017/04/canadian-doukhobor-culture-at-russian.html 150 Years of the Canadian Federation: From a British Dominion to a Global Player’ was the theme of this year’s  international conference held April 7-8, 2017 at the University of St. Petersburg, Russia.  The event was co-sponsored by the Institute for US and Canadian Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences; the Russian Association for Canadian Studies; and the ‘Moscow-Quebec’ Educational and Scientific Center Russian…

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Appeal to Prime Minister Trudeau to question Minister Freeland’s integrity

The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P. Prime Minister of Canada March 21, 2017   Dear Prime Minister:   The Russian Congress of Canada would like to register its utmost concern with the appointment of Ms. Chrystia Freeland as Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs. Apart from distinguishing herself as a prominent critic of Russia, Ms. Freeland has few qualifications for the job. Diplomacy presupposes an ability to build bridges and…

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