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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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2016 Annual General Meeting

Toronto, 18 December 2016 The second annual general  meeting of  the Russian Congress of Canada, held in Toronto,  summed up the work of RCC for 2016 and elected the new Board members. We sincerely thank all members of the Board and its Chairman Alla Suvorova for the contribution of time, effort and ideas for development of our organization and building of strong Russian community in Canada. We congratulate all RCC members,…

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