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Canadian Foreign Minister strong in condemnation of Belarus and Russia

Mitch Riding, the CRRI Intern The Canadian Foreign Minister, Francois-Philippe Champagne, has come out strongly in denouncing the authorities of Belarus and Russia for the ongoing unrest in Belarus, and the poisoning of Alexei Navalny,…

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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 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’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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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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