Trudeau government signals thaw in relations with Russia

  “Canada’s severing of ties with Russia had no positive consequences for anyone,” said Dion, “not for Canadians, not for the Russian people, not for Ukraine and not for global security.” For the full storey, please go to the link below: http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/politics/dion-foreign-policy-russia-1.3510941

March 30, 2016
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The Information and Press Department of MFA of Russia on the new Canadian sanctions against Russia

19.03.16 We are disappointed with Canada’s decision to expand the anti-Russia “black list” in the context of developments in Ukraine. Contrary to statements by the new Government of Justin Trudeau about a striving to act in the spirit of cooperation in international relations, Ottawa continues to aggravate a negative situation. The tendency to look to Washington, which is demanding that its allies hold their ranks on the “sanctions front” against…

March 19, 2016
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Second Anniversary of Crimea’s Incorporation into the Russian Federation

Press release on  the second anniversary of Crimea’s incorporation into the Russian Federation. March 16, 2016   Two years ago on March 16, 2014, the people of Crimea voted overwhelmingly in favour of secession from Ukraine and applying to join the Russian Federation. Their application to join Russia was quickly accepted. The secession decision was immediately condemned by governments in Europe, North America and elsewhere in the world. It was labeled…

March 16, 2016
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The Ukrainian diaspora’s private war with Canada’s national interests

Mikhail Molchanov OPINION source: http://www.russia-direct.org/opinion/ukrainian-diasporas-private-war-canadas-national-interests The right-wing Ukrainian-Canadian Congress (UCC) has been the driving force behind the Canadian government’s unwavering anti-Russia policy. The elections of the Liberal government of Canada in October 2015 brought hopes for a change in the country’s foreign policy course, which took a rather extreme turn under the leadership of former Prime Minister Stephen Harper. As a result of Harper’s “conservative revolution,” Canada became the most pro-Israel country…

March 3, 2016
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