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Canada-Russia disagreement on Idlib

Targeting terrorists, bombing civilians On September 6, 2018, Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland issued a statement urging the Syrian regime and its allies to protect civilian lives in case of an expected Assad’s…

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Read more about the article Canada supports the UK in accusing Russia of using chemical weapons on the British soil
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Canada supports the UK in accusing Russia of using chemical weapons on the British soil

The investigation found traces of two Russian intelligence officers behind the attacks On September 7, 2018, the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs negatively reacted to a joint statement on the Salisbury attack issued a day…

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Read more about the article Will the Magnitsky Act be applied to support #FreeSentsov campaign?
On June 3, 2018, in Munich on Marien Platz, the central square of the Bavarian capital, an action was held in support of the Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov (Wavepainter/Wikimedia Commons)

Will the Magnitsky Act be applied to support #FreeSentsov campaign?

It comes down to the Parliament of Canada On September 4, 2018, second-generation Ukrainian Canadian theatre actress, Lianna Makuch, with a sponsorship of the NDP MP Linda Duncan, initiated an e-petition to the Government of…

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Read more about the article Canada vocalizes OSCE concerns about alleged human rights violations in Russia
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Canada vocalizes OSCE concerns about alleged human rights violations in Russia

Official Moscow does not admit any problems in Chechnya On August 30, 2018, on behalf of 15 OSCE participating states, Natasha Cayer, Ambassador of Canada to the OSCE, delivered a statement invoking Russia’s commitments under the…

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Read more about the article Ukrainian political prisoners: can Canada put more pressure on Russia
#FreeSentsov on Downing Street, London, UK, on June 2, 2018 (Flickr/Steve Eason)

Ukrainian political prisoners: can Canada put more pressure on Russia

Will Russia consider Canada’s opinion on the issue? During a meeting between Canada’s Liberal MP Arif Virani and Ukraine’s Commissioner for Human Rights Liudmyla Denisova on August 22, 2018, in Kiev, the Ukrainian side called…

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Read more about the article Canada accuses Russia of occupying Georgian territory
Russian President Vladimir Putin and South Ossetian President Anatoly Bibilov at their joint press conference in Moscow on November 14, 2017 (Kremlin)

Canada accuses Russia of occupying Georgian territory

Outcomes of the 2008 Russo-Georgian war through the eyes of Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland issued the statement on the 10th war anniversary between Russia and Georgia on August…

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Read more about the article Russia is siding with Saudi Arabia in the Kingdom’s dispute with Canada
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Russia is siding with Saudi Arabia in the Kingdom’s dispute with Canada

Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs advises Canada to respect cultural diversity dealing with other countries On August 8, 2018, Russian Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Maria Zakharova commented on recent tensions in bilateral relations between Canada and…

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Read more about the article Canada collides head to head with Russia on White Helmets
Chrystia Freeland in Ukraine in December 2017 (Vlad Musiienko/Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine)

Canada collides head to head with Russia on White Helmets

Following a Russian rhetoric on the Syrian rebel rescuers Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, accused Russia of telling lies about White Helmets in Syria during her media teleconference on August 4, 2018, in…

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Read more about the article Russia opposes Canadian decision to let White Helmets settle in the country
Maria Zakharova during the briefing, August 3, 2018 (Photo taken from the official website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation)

Russia opposes Canadian decision to let White Helmets settle in the country

From Syria to Canada: Canada rescues Syrian volunteers Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova commented on Canada’s plans to accept some evacuated White Helmets in the course of her briefing in Moscow on August 3,…

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