The Russian Embassy in Ottawa has created quite the controversy with its latest tweets about Nazi monuments in Canada.
“There are monumets (sic) to Nazi collaborators in Canada and nobody is doing anything about it,” one of the tweets noted.
A monument in Oakville commemorates those who served with the 14th SS Galizien Division (aka 1st Galician/Galizien or the 1st Ukrainian Division). Another monument in Edmonton honors Roman Shukhevych, the leader of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army.
The Russian tweets were quickly denounced as “fake news.”
The Russians, said some historians, were trying to undermine the Canadian government with false claims. Those being honoured by …read more
Source: Ottawa Citizen