“Is Ukraine United?” Conference in the University of Ottawa

An Insight and International Community Viewpoint at Euromaidan Revolution and the Rebellion in Donbass Conference at the University of Ottawa  (December 4, 2014) Press release The leading political scientists and sociologists in Canada shared their thoughts on the civil war in Ukraine.  It is noteworthy, that their view of the so called “Russian aggression” and Russia’s support of the militia in Donbass is different from the official line taken by…

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First Annual General Meeting

On January 17, 2015 the Russian Congress of Canada held its first Annual General Meeting in Toronto. At the meeting, members of the organizational Committee  adopted the Constitution and elected the National Council of the Russian Congress of Canada. Valentin Lossev became the President and Dmitri Ivanov the Vice President of the RCC.

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Letter to the Members of Canadian Parliament regarding situation in Donbass, Ukraine

January 15, 2015 – Russian speaking Canadians express their profound concern with the atrocities perpetrated by the Ukrainian government and its military against the people of  Donbass  in eastern Ukraine. Russian Canadian Congress  addresses the Canadian government  to reverse its actions in supporting the Ukrainian militarily and use all available means to engage Ukrainian leaders, responsible for the repressive measures, in peaceful negotiations with the heads of the breakaway regions of…

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War crimes of the armed forces and security forces of Ukraine: torture of the Donbass region residents

This report was written by a non-state organization “The Foundation for the Study of Democracy” (headed by M.Grigoriev) and the Russian Public Council for International Cooperation and Public Diplomacy (presided by S.Ordzhonikidze) with the assistance of V.Dzhabarov, S.Mamedov, I.Morozov, S.Markov and other members of the Committee for Public Support of the Residents of South-eastern Ukraine For the purposes of investigating specific cases of torture, inhuman or degradintreatment, experts of the Foundation…

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Say “No” To Proposed Ontario Sex-Ed Curriculum

OPEN LETTER REGARDING SEX EDUCATION AND HEALTH CURRICULUM, REINTRODUCED BY THE GOVERNMENT OF ONTARIO Hundreds of Russian Canadian parents, who reside in Ontario and have school-age children, approached the Russian Congress of Canada to express their concerns  in regards to the revised early sex education and health curriculum, reintroduced by the Government of Ontario in 2014. Four years ago, when Kathleen Wynne was the Minister of Education in Ontario, the Ministry tried…

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RCC on the Statements made by Andrew Bennett, Canada’s Religious Freedom Ambassador

Andrew Bennett, Canada’s Religious Freedom Ambassador (article by Mike Blanchfield of the Canadian Press, October 6th, 2014) has made a number of deeply misleading, inaccurate, and contentious statements that have caused serious concern and outrage among Canada’s Orthodox Community. In that article, he is reported to have accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of having a “calculated plan” to “systematically target” and “orchestrate the persecution of Orthodox Christians, Catholics, and Muslim…

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