Date: Wed, 5 Mar 2014 14:51:54 -0500
Subject: Claims/Myths doc from US Embassy
Document from the United States Embassy in Moscow
Setting the Record Straight on Ukraine (as of March 4, 2014)
Claim: We need to return to the February 21 agreement, which the opposition failed to implement.
Response: As part of the agreement, the Ukrainian Parliament (the Rada) passed
Today, MP Ted Opitz tabled a motion in the House of Commons, which received unanimous consent from all political parties, condemning Russia’s provocative military intervention in Ukraine.
The motion was as follows:
That this House strongly condemn Russia’s provocative military intervention in Ukraine; call upon Russia to withdraw its forces and respect the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine, as
March 3, 2014- Today, while in Toronto Prime Minister Stephen Harper today delivered the following remarks on the troubling situation in Ukraine:
“The situation in Ukraine remains extremely serious for global peace and security.
“Canada and its G-7 partners have spoken with one voice in condemning President Putin’s military intervention in Ukraine.
“We call once again on President
Call to Action!
Kyiv, Ukraine – March 2, 2014 – From the ground in Ukraine there is general fear that Russia will not stop without strong and rapid pressure from the international community. Ukraine’s government has asked for Ukrainians to demonstrate in front of Russia’s diplomatic missions around the world. Not just for an hour but
1 March 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
UCC Strongly Condemns Russian Provocation and Military Intervention In Ukraine
Kyiv, Ukraine – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress strongly condemns Russian provocation and military intervention in Ukraine. “Today we saw heavily armed Russian forces wearing unmarked uniforms that block and seize strategic buildings and airports in Ukraine’s Crimea region,” stated Paul Grod, UCC
UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS WELCOMES DECISION OF CANADIAN GOVERNMENT TO SEND DELEGATION TO UKRAINE TO MEET WITH NEW AUTHORITIES
February 26, 2014 - The Ukrainian Canadian Congress welcomes the decision of the Government of Canada to recognize the new authorities in Ukraine. An announcement on February 26 by the Rt. Hon. Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada, shared that
Prime Minister Stephen Harper, joined by James Bezan, Member of Parliament for Selkirk-Interlake, Ted Opitz, Member of Parliament for Etobicoke Centre, and Raynell Andreychuk, Senator for Saskatchewan, meets with Paul Grod, President of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, Paul Migus, past President of the Ukrainian National Federation, and Adriana Wilson, President of the League of Ukrainian
URGENT APPEAL TO ALL CANADIANS TO PROVIDE URGENT HUMANITARIAN RELIEF TO ASSIST UKRAINIAN VICTIMS
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OTTAWA – February 21, The Ukrainian Canadian Congress
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UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS: POSITIVE STEPS TOWARD RESOLUTION OF CRISIS IN UKRAINE
The Ukrainian Canadian Congress welcomes news of recent developments in Ukraine, including the establishment of a new Parliamentary majority in the Verkhovna Rada, the release of former PM Yulia Tymoshenko, and the decision to have Ukraine become a signatory to the International Criminal
Kiev, Ukraine (CNN) – Ukraine’s President and opposition leaders agreed Friday to a deal meant to end the country’s political crisis and bloody fighting that has left parts of Kiev’s city center a war zone.
President Viktor Yanukovych, opposition leaders and representatives of the European Union signed the deal Friday afternoon after a night of difficult negotiations
20 February 2014
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UCC DEEPLY OUTRAGED BY YANUKOVYCH REGIME’S USE OF TERROR AGAINST UKRAINIAN PEOPLE
CANADA IMPOSES EXPANDED TRAVEL BAN AND ECONOMIC SANCTIONS
Today, Ukraine’s Minister of Interior Affairs Zakharchenko ordered that deadly force be used against the people of Ukraine. Security forces were issued live rounds and snipers and automatic weapons were used against demonstrators
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Canada Appalled by Renewed Violence in Ukraine
February 18, 2014 - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement:
“I am shocked and appalled by the renewed violence and deaths today in Kyiv.
“Canada calls on all sides to show restraint and to cease all