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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Will Chrystia Freeland Finally Ruin Canadian-Russian Relations?

MICHAEL JABARA CARLEY  16.03.2017   On 10 January 2017 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau fired his minister of external affairs, Stéphane Dion, and replaced him with Chrystia Freeland, who was then minister of international trade. This cabinet shuffle might not have gotten much public notice except that Dion is a distinguished parliamentarian, former leader of the party and leader of the opposition, and a former key minister in the Liberal…

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Canadian cabinet minister claims Russian disinformation campaign

by Ken Hanly Mar 9, 2017 source http://www.digitaljournal.com/news/politics/op-ed-canadian-cabinet-minister-claims-russian-disinformation-campaign/article/487533 At a recent news conference Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland announced that Canada would extend its training mission to the Ukraine. The announcement was no surprise as Canada has long been a supporter of the U.S.-led NATO campaign supporting the Ukraine in reaction to the annexation of the Crimea and Russian support for the rebel enclaves in eastern Ukraine. Freeland herself is…

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Canada’s proposed ‘Magnitsky Act’ and Canadian-Russian relations

By Halyna Mokrushyna, source New Cold War.org, February 22, 2017   Relations between Canada and Russia have rarely been worse. After the Conservatives with their strong anti-Russian rhetoric were defeated in the Parliamentary election in October 2015, a tiny hope for improvement flared. The new foreign affairs minister Stéphane Dion stated that his Liberal government would at least engage in some kind of dialogue with Russia. Alas, the good intention…

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RCC Condolences for Loss Of Vitaly Churkin

February 20, 2017-Toronto   Russian Congress of Canada expresses its condolences on the sudden death of the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations and the UN Security Council, Vitaly Churkin. It is a terrible loss for Russia and all humanity. His voice, at times lonely, sounded strongly from the tribune of the UN Security Council defending the position and interests of Russia on the international scene….

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Chrystia Freeland: Kiev’s Minister of Foreign Affairs in Ottawa

MICHAEL JABARA CARLEY | 23.01.2017 | OPINION http://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2017/01/23/chrystia-freeland-kiev-minister-foreign-affairs-ottawa.html On Tuesday, 10 January 2017, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shuffled his cabinet after only 14 months in office. The most newsworthy change was the sacking of Stéphane Dion, as minister of foreign affairs, and his replacement by Chrystia Freeland, previously minister of international trade. The cabinet shuffle might not have made much news except for the shabby treatment of Dion and…

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Russian airplane Tu-154 crash

Today’s news of the Tupolev-154 crash is devastating for many Russian Canadians . All but three members of Russia’s most beloved vocal ensemble have died in the tragic plane crash. Of the 92 souls on board, the vast majority were members of the Alexandrov Choir, colloquially known as the Red Army Choir. The rest were civilian journalists and charity workers, including Elizaveta Glinka who has worked tirelessly to help the…

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