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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It’s time for Canada to deploy targeted sanctions to free our political prisoners

By Gary Caroline, the principal of Caroline Law Corporation; Chris MacLeod, a founding partner of Cambridge LLP; Marcus Kolga, a senior fellow at the MacDonald-Laurier Institute Centre for Advancing Canada’s Interests Abroad Michael Spavor and…

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Navigating the ever-changing world of sanctions is a struggle for Canadian businesses

By Lawrence Herman, a former Canadian diplomat and a senior fellow of the C.D. Howe Institute Economic sanctions are a growing risk factor for Canadian companies engaged in international business, involving traps for the unwary,…

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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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Russian reaction on new Canadian sanctions
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Russian reaction on new Canadian sanctions

The new package of sanctions introduced by Canada against Russia received a lot of attention On March 15, 2019, a number of Russian officials, as well as individuals and entities recently sanctioned by Canada, negatively…

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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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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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Ukrainians in Canada call the Government to act against Russia
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Ukrainians in Canada call the Government to act against Russia

In response to the country’s ongoing aggression against Ukraine On November 8, 2018, following the adoption of additional U.S. sanctions against Russian entities, officials and individuals supporting the occupation of Crimea and interference in eastern…

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