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-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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An election’s coming and the PM’s treading water – where’s a Russian to blame now that we need one?

By David J. Climenhaga, journalist and author of Alberta Politics Blog It was a year ago Friday that the government of Canada declared Kirill Kalinin and three other Russian diplomats persona non grata and sent…

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Allegations of election meddling
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Allegations of election meddling

Canada makes, Russia refutes On April 5, 2019, the Russian Embassy in Canada expressed its discontent in response to several statements of Canadian top-ranking officials on a high probability of Russia interfering in the upcoming…

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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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Recent Canadian anti-Russian measures
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Recent Canadian anti-Russian measures

New sanctions and condemnation On March 16, 2019, Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland issued a statement on the fifth anniversary of Russia’s illegal invasion and annexation of Crimea.According to the statement, “the world…

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Canada to monitor potential Russian disinformation in the Ukrainian Presidential Election
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Canada to monitor potential Russian disinformation in the Ukrainian Presidential Election

Canada’s election observation mission got its head On March 13, 2019, Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, announced that a former Foreign Affairs Minister, Lloyd Axworthy, was appointed as the Head of Mission Canada 2019,…

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Fight for the Kerch Strait
Following the G20 Summit events, the President of Russia answered journalists' questions (Kremlin.ru)

Fight for the Kerch Strait

Canada calls on Russia to de-escalate tensions with Ukraine On November 30, 2018, during the leaders’ retreat of the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addressed the Russian President Vladimir Putin…

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Canada’s support to the allegedly poisoned Russian-Canadian Pussy Riot activist
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Canada’s support to the allegedly poisoned Russian-Canadian Pussy Riot activist

Canadian officials are following Pyotr Verzilov’s treatment with very close interest On September 18, 2018, German doctors from Berlin's Charité Hospital informed public in general and the Canadian Embassy in Germany in particular about the…

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