Belarussian Opposition-in-Exile Calls for Canadian Assistance
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Belarussian Opposition-in-Exile Calls for Canadian Assistance

Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, the Belarusian opposition leader that recently escaped to Lithuania, calls for Canada to assist with the crisis in Belarus as well as impose sanctions on Lukashenko’s government. Many in Belarus fear Russian military…

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Canada-Russia relations under scrutiny
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Canada-Russia relations under scrutiny

Ukrainian Canadians do not welcome the anniversary On June 12, when Russia celebrated its national day, the Canadian Embassy in this country was criticized by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress for commemorating the 1942 agreement establishing…

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Canada-Russia Twitter diplomacy
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Canada-Russia Twitter diplomacy

Canada calls on Russia to respect freedom of assembly prior to local elections in Moscow On July 29, 2019, by means of its Twitter, Global Affairs Canada expressed grave concerns over the detention of more…

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Canada on the recent JIT MH17 development
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Canada on the recent JIT MH17 development

Charges brought against three Russian citizens On June 19, 2019, Canadian Foreign Minister, Chrystia Freeland, issued a statement in support of the Dutch Public Prosecution Service’s indictments against three Russian citizens and one Ukrainian for…

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Canada’s stand on the issue of Crimean Tatars’ deportation
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Canada’s stand on the issue of Crimean Tatars’ deportation

Unity or diversity of thoughts? On May 18, 2019, Canadian Foreign Minister, Chrystia Freeland, issued a statement commemorating the anniversary of the 1944 deportation of Crimean Tatars from Crimea by Soviet authorities.In her statement, the…

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Canada-Ukraine consultations
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Canada-Ukraine consultations

Canada’s role in post-election Ukraine On May 8, 2019, Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland visited Ukraine where she met with President Petro Poroshenko, President-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman, Minister of Foreign Affairs…

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Venezuela’s crisis escalates
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Venezuela’s crisis escalates

So do tensions between countries supporting opposite sides On May 1, 2019, the Russian Embassy in Canada, via its Twitter account, accused Canada, together with the USA, of encouraging coup and regime change in Venezuela.The…

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Russian moves in post-election Ukraine
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Russian moves in post-election Ukraine

Canada’s stand on a recent Russian decision affecting Donbass On April 24, 2019, Global Affairs Canada condemned Putin’s executive order to grant Russian citizenship for Ukrainians from Donetsk and Lugansk regions.By means of its Twitter…

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