The Guardian. In Canada, the Minister of foreign Affairs appointed Chrystia Freeland, a prominent critic of Russia

In Canada, the new Minister of foreign Affairs became Chrystia Freeland, known for his criticism of Russia. The canadian government is preparing for what could become a radical reconsideration of the relationship of Canada with the United States under future administrations trump, writes the correspondent of the Guardian Asifa the booths.

Freeland, who lived in Moscow in the mid-1990s, as head of the Bureau of The Financial Times, and interviewed Vladimir Putin in 2000 and in 2014 was included in the list of persons from the West who are denied entry to Russia under retaliatory sanctions against Canada, the article says.

«In the article «My Ukraine, and Putin’s big lie», written in 2015, Freeland expounded their views, why she was in this list: she is an activist of Ukrainian origin, canadian politician and former journalist, in recent years, claiming that under Putin Russia lurches towards a full-blown dictatorship,» reports the newspaper.

On Tuesday, Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau has cast doubts about cold Freeland relations with Russia. «As for how it will agree with Russia — well, she is fluent in Russian, he said. — We continue to strongly support Ukraine and condemn in unequivocal terms the illegal and unlawful actions of Russian in Ukraine, in the Donbas and in the Crimea.»

On the question, will she be able to go to Russia as Minister of foreign Affairs, Freeland, who considers it an honor to be the sanctions list, said that the case of the Kremlin, the newspaper writes.




The Guardian. In Canada, the Minister of foreign Affairs appointed Chrystia Freeland, a prominent critic of Russia 11.01.2017

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