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  • NDP Supports Democracy and Diplomacy in Ukraine

    2014 05 29
    NDP Supports Democracy and Diplomacy in Ukraine
    The NDP is congratulating the Ukrainian people on exercising their democratic rights in elections last weekend.
     “The resilience and determination of the Ukrainian people in the face of violence and intimidation by armed groups is impressive and inspiring,” said NDP Foreign Affairs Critic Paul Dewar (Ottawa Centre). “With


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    Baird Condemns Provocateurs in Eastern Ukraine

    To view this document on the department website, please click on the following link: http://www.international.gc.ca/media/aff/news-communiques/2014/04/07a.aspx 
    Baird Condemns Provocateurs in Eastern Ukraine
    April 7, 2014 - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement:
    “Canada strongly condemns the agents provocateurs that are fomenting unrest in the three Ukrainian oblasts of Kharkiv, Donetsk and Luhansk.
    “Canada calls for calm and for


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    UCC Welcomes Prime Minister Harper’s Visit to Ukraine

    20 March 2014
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
     
    UCC WELCOMES PRIME MINISTER HARPER’S VISIT TO UKRAINE
    The Ukrainian Canadian Congress welcomes the announcement by the Prime Minister of Canada, the Right Honourable Stephen Harper to visit Ukraine on March 22. He is the first leader of the G7 countries to travel to Ukraine since the beginning of the crisis


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    Prime Minister Stephen Harper announces additional sanctions against Yanukovych regime

    February 20, 2014Ottawa, Ontario
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on Canada’s response to the escalation of violence in Ukraine:
    “Canada continues to be outraged by the ongoing violence in Ukraine. Our Government has responded by introducing a travel ban on the regime’s senior leaders and announcing medical aid to assist the protestors in


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    Liberals very alarmed by violence in Ukraine, call on Harper government to take action

    For immediate release
    (French version follows)
    Liberals very alarmed by violence in Ukraine, call on Harper government to take action
    February 18, 2014 –Ottawa –Marc Garneau, Foreign Affairs critic for the Liberal Party of Canada, made the following statement today regarding the ongoing political crisis in Ukraine:
     
    “We are very alarmed by the serious and escalating violence in Ukraine


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    Goodale asks about Canada`s respons to a pro-democracy demonstrator in Ukraine being crucified [YouTube]

     
     
    Published on Feb 3, 2014

    Liberal MP Ralph Goodale asks about how Canada will respond to reports of a pro-democracy demonstrator in Ukraine quite literally being crucified.
    http://youtu.be/VhiGA-fqmQY
    Official Transcript from the House of Commons
     
    Hon. Ralph Goodale (Wascana, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, reports say a pro-democracy demonstrator in Ukraine was quite literally crucified at the hands of the Yanukovych regime. The


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    Canada Outraged by Torture of Ukrainian Activist

    To view this document on the department website, please click on the following link: http://www.international.gc.ca/media/aff/news-communiques/2014/02/01a.aspx 
    Canada Outraged by Torture of Ukrainian Activist
    February 1, 2014 - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement:
    “Canada is outraged by reports of the kidnapping and particularly barbaric torture of prominent Ukrainian civil society leader Dmytro Bulatov. Our ambassador, together with representatives


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