Press-releases

Ambassador Alexander Darchiev Address at the Embassy reception in honor of the Victory Day in the Great Patriotic War

Your Excellencies Ambassadors, dear veterans, guests, comrades, Thank you for accepting our invitation to celebrate together the Day of Victory in the Great Patriotic War. The greatest war...

Address by His Excellency Alexander Darchiev, Ambassador of Russia to Canada, at the CERBA Eurasian Mining Conference 2017

(March 8, 2017, Toronto) Ladies and gentlemen, dear colleagues, I am honored to extend greetings and welcome the participants of the annual International Mining Conference, organized by...

Full text of written answers by Embassy spokesman Kirill Kalinin to "Washington Post" reporter questions (March 7, 2017)

 On Russian-Canadian relations:   "Normal, stable relations are a win-win option for Russia and Canada. We have always made clear that despite disagreements, however harsh they can...

Comment on the decision of the Canadian Government to extend its military mission in Ukraine

Canadian Government's decision to extend the military mission in Ukraine is counterproductive and does not facilitate intra-Ukrainian political process, including direct dialogue between Kiev...

Holiday schedule of the Embassy of Russia in Canada

Due to nationally observed Russian holiday Defenders' of the Motherland Day the Embassy & its Consular section will be closed February 23-24 and will reopen on Monday, February 27. ...

Address by Ambassador Alexander Darchiev at the reception on the occasion of Diplomats’ Day

Your excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, friends and comrades, It gives me true pleasure to wholeheartedly welcome you to the Russian Embassy for what has already become a good tradition to...

Ambassador Alexander Darchiev’s address at the National Gallery on the occasion of the Russian abstract art exhibition

Ambassador Alexander Darchiev’s address at the National Gallery on the occasion of the Russian abstract art exhibition “Advent of Abstraction: Russia, 1914-1923” (February 7 th ,...

Russian Foreign Ministry statement on the rapidly deteriorating situation in Donbass

The situation in Donbass has deteriorated sharply in recent days. Ukrainian troops continue to conduct offensive operations to seize positions held by self-defence forces, including in the...