Russia and Russians in Canada: barrier-free environment

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January 31, 2018

Toronto On December 12, 2017,  representatives of organizations of Russian compatriots in Canada welcomed a group of Para- athletes from Moscow, Russia to participate in a discussion “Russia and Russians in Canada : barrier-free environment”. The para- athletes came to share their experience with Canadian sports paralympic organizations. In particular, they held several amateur competitions with Canadian athletes at the Ability Center of the Variety Village that helps people with…

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Canada-wide Rally in Support of Russian Paralympic Team

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August 29, 2016

Toronto, August 28, 2016- Russian-speaking community of Canada held a mass rally in support of the Russian Paralympics team suspended from participation in the Games in Rio de Janeiro. Montreal and Winnipeg will join Toronto and Vancouver next week. Here in Canada, we feel a special responsibility for the unfair report produced by the World Anti-Doping Agency, which essentially deprived the 267 Paralympic athletes from Russia of presumption of innocence….

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In Support and Solidarity with Russian Paralympians

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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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