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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Freedom of the press in Canada
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Freedom of the press in Canada

Case of Russian media outlets On May 14, 2019, Global News and CBC published their investigations of Global Affairs Canada’s decision to deny accreditation to Sputnik, RT, Ruptly, RIA Novosti and TASS correspondents to cover the February 4th Lima Group…

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Safe travel to Russia
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Safe travel to Russia

Canadian recommendations and warnings On May 9, 2019, Global Affairs Canada released advice on safe summer travel arrangements for Canadians.According to the Travel Advice and Advisories for Russia, Canadians are recommended to “exercise a high…

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Canada’s remarks on Crimea
Sevastopol, Crimea, Putin: combined rally and concert (Photo by TASS/Kremlin)

Canada’s remarks on Crimea

A destiny of political prisoners On July 28, 2018, Global Affairs Canada issued the statement reaffirming their attitude towards Russia’s annexation of Crimea and calling for the release of all Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia.…

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Canada tweets Russia, supporting Oleg Sentsov
#FreeSentsov #LetMyPeopleGo rally in Calgary (@CalgaryDignity/Twitter)

Canada tweets Russia, supporting Oleg Sentsov

Problem-solving through social networks On July 12, 2018, via their official Twitter, the Canadian Ministry of Foreign Affairs called Russia to immediately #FreeSentsov and all political prisoners. “Canada remains concerned by the plight of Oleg…

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