Russian Immigrant on Trial for Espionage
Supreme Court of Canada building in Ottawa. Photo: OBERT MADONDO/The Canadian Progressive

Russian Immigrant on Trial for Espionage

Russian-born Elena Crenna has been given a fresh immigration hearing after being deported from Canada on espionage charges Last June, the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada ruled that Elena had carried out espionage on…

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Immigration to Canada or relocation in Russia
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Immigration to Canada or relocation in Russia

A cry from a polluted town in the Kemerovo region As reported by RG.ru with a reference to the regional government, approximately 70 households of the Russian coal town of Kiselyovsk are promised a relocation…

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Snowden refugees feel safe in Canada, while he stays in Russia
Photo in action on NSA scandal/asylum for Snowden, taken on March 12, 2014, at the European Parliament (Greensefa/Flickr)

Snowden refugees feel safe in Canada, while he stays in Russia

US reaction? On March 25, 2019, one of the refugees, who sheltered Edward Snowden in Hong Kong when he was fleeing from the United States, arrived in Canada together with her seven-year-old daughter where they…

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Patriotism vs. freedom and democracy
Vladimir Putin with forward of the Russian national ice hockey team Nikolai Kulemin during the award ceremony held in the Grand Kremlin Palace on May 27, 2014 (Kremlin.ru)

Patriotism vs. freedom and democracy

Political aspects of a hockey player’s immigration case The National Post’s article of October 25, 2018, with a quote of Nikolay Kulemin’s affidavit for his immigration case hearing in the Federal Court of Canada, stating his…

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Russian asylum seekers will be deported from Canada
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Russian asylum seekers will be deported from Canada

Active anti-Putin stand is not enough to become a refugee On October 30, 2018, at a joint news conference in Ottawa, Green Party Leader Elizabeth May called on the Government of Canada to intervene to…

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White Helmets are leaving Jordan in time
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White Helmets are leaving Jordan in time

Canada’s commitment to welcome Syrian rescue workers is held under cover On October 19, 2018, Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Ahmed Hussen, Canada’s Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, issued a joint…

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A special group of Syrian refugees is coming to Canada
Emergency responders clear rubble with Syria Regional Program-provided heavy machinery following a regime attack in Maaret Nouman, Idleb, in November 2014 (USAID)

A special group of Syrian refugees is coming to Canada

Lower in numbers and undercover for protection, Canada is welcoming rescued White Helmets As reported by Maclean’s on September 25, 2018, Canada plans to accept 26 White Helmets volunteers and 84 of their family members…

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Children of former Russian spies are fighting for their right to live in Canada
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Children of former Russian spies are fighting for their right to live in Canada

Canadian citizens on the basis of birth were revoked of their rights visiting “the sins of their parents” The Canadian Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration appealed to the Supreme Court in order not to let…

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Failed refugee
Elena Musikhina among Ukrainian protesters in Canada (taken from Musikhina's Facebook page)

Failed refugee

Canada didn’t believe that Russia is a dangerous place to go back to The Federal Court of Canada declined an application of Elena Musikhina, former professor at Irkutsk State Technical University, for leave and judicial…

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