Canada-Russia Twitter diplomacy
Protesters gathered in front of the Moscow City election commission on July 14, 2019 (Ilya V. Schurov/Facebook)

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-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
Protest against US military intervention in Venezuela in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA (Fibonacci Blue/Flickr)

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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Canada extends its military support of Ukraine
Members of Operation UNIFIER participate in foreign weapon familiarisation at the International Peacekeeping Security Centre in Starchyi, Ukraine on October 4, 2018. (Photo: Joint Task Force-Ukraine AK02-2018-0016-055)

Canada extends its military support of Ukraine

In the face of Russian aggression On March 18, 2019, Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan announced Canada’s extension of its military training mission in Ukraine.In her address at…

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