The article has been automatically translated into English by Google Translate from Russian and has not been edited.
Переклад цього матеріалу українською мовою з російської було автоматично здійснено сервісом Google Translate, без подальшого редагування тексту.
Bu məqalə Google Translate servisi vasitəsi ilə avtomatik olaraq rus dilindən azərbaycan dilinə tərcümə olunmuşdur. Bundan sonra mətn redaktə edilməmişdir.

The Russian Embassy refused to accept a Russian woman because of her subscription to a Facebook group objectionable to the Kremlin

The Russian Embassy in Ottawa (Canada) refused to provide services to Russian woman Elena Pushkareva because of her subscription to the For a Beautiful Russia of the Future Facebook group. Writes about it Meduza.

Photo: IStock

Pushkareva signed up for a visit to the consular department of the embassy. But shortly before the appointed time, the woman received a call from the embassy and was told that the ambassador had decided to refuse to accept Pushkareva.

The representative of the embassy told her that the reason for the denial of admission was the woman’s subscription to a Facebook group called “The Good Forces of Ottawa and Winnipeg for a Beautiful Russia of the Future”, which, according to the official of the diplomatic mission, posted materials that “call for violent actions to the detriment of interests of the Russian Federation.

On the subject: Russia restricts access to CIA and FBI websites for 'spreading fakes'

Pushkareva decided to go straight to the embassy to find out everything. However, the guard did not let the Russian woman through and repeated that she was denied a visit.

“The reason for the refusal: a threat to the security of the Russian foreign agency. You have a subscription to the Force for Good Ottawa and Winnipeg for a Beautiful Russia of the Future group with information containing calls for violent actions to the detriment of the interests of the Russian Federation. In this regard, you are denied admission to the consular department. This is the ambassador’s decision,” the guard said, offering to ask additional questions by e-mail.

In response to Pushkareva’s question whether she would be accepted on another day on a new appointment, the embassy official said: “No, you were denied admission.”

Russians living in Canada in 2021 created a closed group and a public page "The Power of Good Ottawa and Winnipeg for a Beautiful Russia of the Future" . They discuss news about the mobilization and Russian invasion of Ukraine, as well as actions in support of political prisoners, including Alexei Navalny. 67 people have subscribed to the open page. According to Pushkareva, calls for violence were not published in the group.

You may be interested in: top New York news, stories of our immigrants and helpful tips about life in the Big Apple - read it all on ForumDaily New York

According to the Russian woman, in October 2022, another member of the community faced an inadequate response at the Russian embassy.

“He was told right to his face: “We know you, we are following you, we know what you are doing.” It seemed to us that it was more dangerous in Russia, but in reality it was not. Here, if we go out in front of the embassy, ​​they will be able to identify everyone by cameras, ”Pushkareva summed up.

Read also on ForumDaily:

Goods and services you can get for free when you travel in economy class

Bill Gates invested in a startup to combat cow burping and gases: why does he need it

Scientists have created a brain implant that allows you to control a computer with the power of thought

Havasupai Falls in Arizona to reopen to tourists after being closed since 2020

embassy Facebook Russia Our people
Subscribe to ForumDaily on Google News

Do you want more important and interesting news about life in the USA and immigration to America? - support us donate! Also subscribe to our page Facebook. Choose the "Display Priority" option and read us first. Also, don't forget to subscribe to our РєР ° РЅР ° Р »РІ Telegram - there are many interesting things. And join thousands of readers ForumDaily Woman и ForumDaily New York - there you will find a lot of interesting and positive information. 

1180 requests in 2,178 seconds.