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      Russia fires back at ‘illegal’ and ‘futile’ Canadian sanctions
      Jan30

      Russia fires back at ‘illegal’ and ‘futile’ Canadian sanctions

      Russia’s embassy in Canada lashed out Wednesday at new Canadian sanctions against six Russian officials in Crimea over their involvement in the September 2019 local elections in the Russian-controlled Black Sea peninsula that was part of Ukraine before Moscow annexed it in 2014. Foreign Affairs Minister François-Phillippe Champagne said...

      Canada sanctions 6 Russians over Crimea elections
      Jan30

      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...

      Iran approves 2 visas as Canada seeks more access to investigation
      Jan11

      Iran approves 2 visas as Canada seeks more access to investigation

      Iranian authorities have approved two visas for Canadian diplomats and air crash investigators standing by in Ankara, as they wait for Iran’s permission to travel to Tehran following Wednesday’s deadly Ukraine International Airlines crash that killed 63 Canadians, Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne said Friday....

      Canada presses Iran to grant access to Ukrainian jet crash investigation
      Jan09

      Canada presses Iran to grant access to Ukrainian jet crash investigation

      Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne spoke to his Iranian counterpart late last night, pressing him to grant Canadian officials immediate access to the site of the fatal Ukraine International Airlines plane crash that killed all 176 people aboard, including at least 63 Canadians. Most of the passengers on the Kyiv-bound...

      138 passengers on Ukrainian flight that crashed in Iran were headed for Canada
      Jan09

      138 passengers on Ukrainian flight that crashed in Iran were headed for Canada

      Most of the passengers on a doomed Ukrainian flight from Tehran to Kyiv that crashed on the outskirts of the Iranian capital shortly after takeoff early Wednesday morning, killing all 176 people on board, were heading to Canada, says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Millions of Canadians were shocked and saddened by the news of the fatal air crash,...

       The Canadian who exposed the Holodomor
      Dec02

       The Canadian who exposed the Holodomor

      Holodomor- derivation of “moryty holodom”” to kill by starvation Rhea Clyman was her name, a ground breaking woman in so many historic ways, yet few have heard of her, few remember.. Self-taught and absolutely daring, this young Canadian woman from a poverty stricken background, became a foreign news correspondent at a time when such a thing for...

      Trudeau reassures Ukrainian president of Canada’s ‘steadfast’ support
      Nov22

      Trudeau reassures Ukrainian president of Canada’s ‘steadfast’ support

      Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy who called on Friday to congratulate the Liberal leader on his re-election. Trudeau reaffirmed Canada’s “steadfast support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity,” said a readout of the call released by the Prime Minister’s Offices. The...

      Canada opposes Russia’s return to G7, says Trudeau
      Aug27

      Canada opposes Russia’s return to G7, says Trudeau

      Despite U.S. President Donald Trump’s insistence that Russia should be readmitted into G7, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada would not support Russia’s reintegration into the club of “like-minded nations.” Russia was kicked out of then G8 in 2014 after it invaded and annexed Crimea and supported pro-Russian rebels in the...

      Experts urge ‘irreversible’ reforms in Ukraine
      Jul22

      Experts urge ‘irreversible’ reforms in Ukraine

      As President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s newly created party is set to win a historic majority in the Ukrainian parliament, experts are urging him to ensure that the structural reforms introduced by the previous government become irreversible. Results published by the Ukrainian Central Election Commission show that with more than 80 per cent of...

      Canadian short-term election observers arrive in Ukraine
      Jul18

      Canadian short-term election observers arrive in Ukraine

      Over two hundred Canadian short-term election observers are arriving in Ukraine this week ahead of the country’s parliamentary elections on July 21, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland announced Thursday. Led by the head of Canada’s election observation mission in Ukraine, former Liberal foreign affairs minister Lloyd Axworthy,...