In Support and Solidarity with Russian Paralympians

Paralympics
August 26, 2016

  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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The 95th Warriors’ Day Parade

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August 18, 2016

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…

August 4, 2016
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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/  

May 8, 2016
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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…

May 1, 2016
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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…

May 1, 2016
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The Immortal Regiment in Toronto joins Russia for the second time

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April 30, 2016

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

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Murder is a non-pardonable offense… for Nadezhda Savchenko and anyone else

savchenko
April 29, 2016

Stephane Dion, Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, issued a statement on March 8 in which he called on Russia to immediately release from custody Nadezhda Savchenko, the Ukrainian citizen arrested in the summer of 2014 in the midst of armed hostilities in Donbass.  On March 22nd, a Russian court found Savchenko guilty of murder for the killing of two Russian citizens, both of whom were journalists, and one an ethnic…

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“I remember, I am proud!”

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April 28, 2016

“I remember, I am proud!” is the motto of  the charitable rally, one of many upcoming events dedicated to the WWII Victory Day in Canada that started from Toronto’s Earl Bales Park on April 23, 2016. On this day, the Russian community of Greater Toronto Area celebrated the anniversary of the Elbe Day, the day when Soviet and American troops met at the Elbe River, in Germany, on April 25th , marking an important step toward the end of World War II in Europe….

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