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Canada sanctions 6 Russians over Crimea elections

Canada joined the United States and the European Union in imposing sanction on six Russian officials in Crimea over their involvement in local elections last fall in the Russian-controlled Black Sea peninsula that was part of Ukraine before Russia annexed it in 2014.
“Canada’s support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity is unwavering,” Foreign Affairs Minister François-Phillippe Champagne said in a statement.
“Today’s sanctions demonstrate that Canada and its allies stand united in their condemnation of Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea and the illegitimate elections held there last fall and that Canada and the international community are ready to impose a cost …read more

Source:: Radio Canada International


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