Tag: Russia

Ukraine – The Preventable War

by Glenn Michalchuk Thank you to Canadian Foreign Policy Institute for organizing this webinar at such a critical time. I say this is a critical time because efforts to stop the war and secure a space for diplomacy and peace…

Behind the war in Ukraine

By Peace Alliance Winnipeg As the world watches the violence in Ukraine, it can be hard to see how we can restore peace. It can be even harder to understand how it came to this. Facts and understanding of the…

Winnipeggers say “No War With Russia”

Winnipeggers added their voices to those of antiwar activists in Vancouver, Regina, Toronto and Waterloo in speaking out against war with Russia. About 30 people gathered at the intersection of River Avenue and Osborne Street in Winnipeg to distribute leaflets…

The dangerous situation in East Ukraine

Peace Alliance Winnipeg supports the UNAC (United National Anti-War Coalition) statement on the dangerous situation in East Ukraine. While Canada and other western/ NATO countries blame Russia for the war in Ukraine and the present escalation of tensions, the salient…

The Curious Case of Alexei Navalny

by John Ryan The mainstream media considers Alexei Navalny to be Vladimir Putin’s main opponent. However, a “Levada Center poll from November 2020 — three months after Navalny’s poisoning — found that only 2% of Russians would vote for Navalny…

Hands Off Syria!

Just hours before the United States launched missile attacks on Damascus and Homs, Winnipeg peace activists rallied outside the building housing the US Consulate to speak out against the war and Trump’s declared plan to expand it. The picket was…