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Justin Trudeau among 313 Canadians banned from Russia

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been banned from entering Russia, according to a press release on the Russian Foreign Ministry’s website.

The announcement came shortly after Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addressed Canada’s House of Commons, during which he repeated his call for a NATO-led no-fly zone over Ukraine. 

A total of 313 Canadians have been barred from the country, as Canada continues to slap sanctions on Russian officials and entities.

The list includes almost every single sitting member of Parliament — save for a handful, such as Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland, who has already been banned from Russia — including the leaders of every major party.

A few other Canadians have found themselves barred from Russia too, including prominent Ukrainian-Canadians and Chief of the Defence Staff Gen. Wayne Eyre.

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Reacting to the news that Trudeau had been banned from Russia, the prime minister’s office (PMO) said they won’t be deterred from punishing Russia over its invasion of Ukraine.

“The only response from Russia that we’re interested in is an immediate end to this illegal, unnecessary war in Ukraine,” a spokesperson for his office said.

“Until then, Canada and our allies will continue imposing crippling sanctions on Putin and his enablers in Russia and Belarus. The people of Ukraine, and President Zelenskyy, continue to have our unwavering support.”

The spokesperson then reiterated a line from Trudeau’s speech in the House of Commons hours earlier.

“President Zelenskyy is a champion of democracy. Democracies around the world are lucky to have him as our champion.”

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As MPs emerged from the House of Commons, many learned of the ban from the reporters waiting outside, including Foreign Affairs Minister Melanie Joly.

“I’m not surprised and I won’t back down,” she said.

Upon hearing he had also been banned from entering Russia, Bloc Quebecois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet quipped that he wasn’t planning to visit the country anyways.

Canada announced a fresh round of sanctions against Russian officials Tuesday morning, mere hours before Russia’s apparent retaliation. The latest round targeted 15 people, most of them Russian military defence officials.

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Zelenskyy, meanwhile, warned MPs this morning that Russia’s invasion of his country is an attempt to “annihilate” the Ukrainian people and enacting a no-fly zone is vital to support the resistance effort.

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“You all need to do more to stop Russia, to protect Ukraine, and by doing that, to protect Europe from Russian threat,” Zelenskyy said, speaking in Ukrainian.

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“They’re destroying everything. Memorial complexes. Schools. Housing complexes. They already killed 97 Ukrainian children.”

Trudeau and NATO leaders have ruled out a no-fly zone in Ukraine, despite Zelenskyy’s repeated pleas. Enforcing a no-fly zone would require a willingness to shoot Russian jets out of the sky — a red line that Trudeau and NATO leaders have warned could escalate into open conflict with nuclear-armed Russia.

But to hear Zelenskyy tell it, the Russians have already crossed many lines in their attacks on Ukrainians.

“It’s their attempt to annihilate Ukrainian people, and there is nothing else to it. This is their main objective,” Zelenskyy said.

“I hope you can understand. I hope you can increase your efforts.”

Here is the full list of Canadians banned from Russia:

  • Ziad Aboultaif, Conservative MP
  • Dan Albas, Conservative MP
  • John Aldag, Liberal MP
  • Shafqat Ali, Liberal MP
  • Dean Allison, Conservative MP
  • Anita Anand, Minister of Defence
  • Gary Anandasangaree, Liberal MP
  • Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade
  • Charlie Angus, NDP MP
  • Mel Arnold, Conservative MP
  • Rene Arseneault, Liberal MP
  • Chandra Arya, Liberal MP
  • Vance Badawey, Liberal MP
  • Tony Baldinelli, Conservative MP
  • John Barlow, Conservative MP
  • Michael Barrett, Conservative MP
  • Xavier Barsalou-Duval, Bloc Québécois MP
  • Jamie Battiste, Liberal MP
  • Taylor Bachrach, NDP MP
  • Taras Bahriy, President of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress Ontario Council
  • Rachel Bendayan, Liberal MP
  • Bob Benzen, Conservative MP
  • Candice Bergen, Conservative Interim Leader
  • Stephane Bergeron, Bloc Québécois MP
  • Luc Berthold, Conservative MP
  • Sylvie Berube, Bloc Québécois MP
  • Chris Bittle, Liberal MP
  • Terry Beech, Liberal MP
  • Yves-Francois Blanchet, Bloc Québécois Leader
  • Maxime Blanchette-Joncas, Bloc Québécois MP
  • Kody Blois, Liberal MP
  • Daniel Blaikie, NDP MP
  • Rachel Blaney, NDP MP
  • Bill Blair, Minister of Emergency Preparedness
  • John Brassard, Conservative MP
  • Elizabeth Briere, Liberal MP
  • Larry Brock, Conservative MP
  • Richard Bragdon, Conservative MP
  • Valerie Bradford, Liberal MP
  • Alexis Brunelle-Duceppe, Bloc Québécois MP
  • Alexandre Boulerice, NDP MP
  • Parm Bains, Liberal MP
  • Cathay Wagantall, Conservative MP
  • Rechie Valdez, Liberal MP
  • Tony Van Bynen, Liberal MP
  • Adam van Koeverden, Liberal MP
  • Tako Van Popta, Conservative MP
  • Dan Vandal, Liberal MP
  • Karen Vecchio, Conservative MP
  • Gary Vidal, Conservative MP
  • Dominique Vien, Conservative MP
  • Arnold Viersen, Conservative MP
  • Rene Villemure, Bloc Québécois MP
  • Bohdan Wynnyckyj, Past President, Ukrainian Canadian Congress Ontario Council
  • Julie Vignola, Bloc Québécois MP
  • Brad Vis, Conservative MP
  • Kevin Waugh, Conservative MP
  • Kevin Vuong, Independent MP
  • Cheryl Gallant, Conservative MP
  • Marc Garneau, Liberal MP
  • Jean-Denis Garon, Bloc Québécois MP
  • Iqwinder Gaheer, Liberal MP
  • Mark Gerretsen, Liberal MP
  • Marilene Gill, Bloc Québécois MP
  • Marilyn Gladu, Conservative MP
  • Joel Godin, Conservative MP
  • Marie-Hélène Gaudreau, Bloc Québécois MP
  • Ivan Grbesic, Croatian-Canadian community activist
  • Tracy Gray, Conservative MP
  • Laila Goodridge, Conservative MP
  • Karina Gould, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development
  • Jacques Gourde, Conservative MP
  • Julie Dabrusin, Liberal MP
  • Marc Dalton, Conservative MP
  • Pam Damoff, Liberal MP
  • Khristina Dang, involved with the Memorial to the Victims of Communism
  • Kirsty Duncan, Liberal MP
  • Eric Duncan, Conservative MP
  • Chris d’Entremont, Conservative MP
  • Caroline Desbiens, Bloc Québécois MP
  • Blake Desjarlais, NDP MP
  • Luc Desilets, Bloc Québécois MP
  • Gerard Deltell, Conservative MP
  • John Denysek, President of Ukrainian Canadian Congress Saskatchewan
  • Melanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Gord Johns, NDP MP
  • Yvonne Jones, Liberal MP
  • Majid Jowhari, Liberal MP
  • Peter Julian, NDP MP
  • Lena Metlege Diab, Liberal MP
  • Vince Didkovsky, National Council of the Canadian Ukrainian Congress
  • Anju Dhillon, Liberal MP
  • Han Dong, Liberal MP
  • Terry Dowdall, Conservative MP
  • Todd Doherty, Conservative MP
  • Earl Dreeshen, Conservative MP
  • Francis Drouin, Liberal MP
  • Sukh Dhaliwal, Liberal MP
  • Claude DeBellefeuille, Bloc Québécois MP
  • Scot Davidson, Conservative MP
  • Emmanuel Dubourg, Liberal MP
  • Terry Duguid, Liberal MP
  • Bernard Genereux, Conservative MP
  • Matt Jeneroux, Conservative MP
  • Garnett Genuis, Conservative MP
  • Bonita Zarrillo, NDP MP
  • Salma Zahid, Liberal MP
  • Sameer Zuberi, Liberal MP
  • Angelo Iacono, Liberal MP
  • Ian Ihnatowycz, repeat donor to the Memorial to the Victims of Communism
  • Alex Ilchenko, 2nd Vice-President of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress
  • Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality
  • Jean Yip, Liberal MP
  • Blaine Calkins, Conservative MP
  • Richard Cannings, NDP MP
  • Frank Caputo, Conservative MP
  • Jim Carr, Liberal MP
  • Arielle Kayabaga, Liberal MP
  • Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment
  • Jenny Kwan, NDP MP
  • Sean Casey, Liberal MP
  • Pat Kelly, Conservative MP
  • Mike Kelloway, Liberal MP
  • Robert Kitchen, Conservative MP
  • Ludwik Klimkowski, involved with the Memorial to the Victims of Communism
  • Laurel Collins, NDP MP
  • Chad Collins, Liberal MP
  • Marcus Kolga, MacDonald-Laurier Institute
  • Serge Cormier, Liberal MP
  • Michael Coteau, Liberal MP
  • Annie Koutrakis, Liberal MP
  • Michael Kram, Conservative MP
  • Shelby Kramp-Neuman, Conservative MP
  • Stephanie Kusie, Conservative MP
  • Irek Kusmierczyk, Liberal MP
  • Michael Cooper, Conservative MP
  • Anna Kuprieiva, Canadian-Ukrainian Bar Association
  • Damien Kurek, Conservative MP
  • Colin Carrie, Conservative MP
  • Joel Lightbound, Liberal MP
  • Marie-France Lalonde, Liberal MP
  • Emmanuella Lambropoulos, Liberal MP
  • Kevin Lamoureux, Liberal MP
  • Melissa Lantsman, Conservative MP
  • Viviane Lapointe, Liberal MP
  • Andreanne Larouche, Bloc Québécois MP
  • Patricia Lattanzio, Liberal MP
  • Joan Lewandowsky, Ukrainian-Canadian Congress Manitoba Provincial Council
  • Mike Lake, Conservative MP
  • Sebastien Lemire, Bloc Québécois MP
  • Richard Lehoux, Conservative MP
  • Ron Liepert, Conservative MP
  • Dane Lloyd, Conservative MP
  • Ben Lobb, Conservative MP
  • Stephane Lauzon, Liberal MP
  • Wayne Long, Liberal MP
  • Lloyd Longfield, Liberal MP
  • Philip Lawrence, Conservative MP
  • Tim Louis, Liberal MP
  • Chris Lewis, Conservative MP
  • Leslyn Lewis, Conservative MP
  • Olesia Luciw-Andryjowycz, Canadian Ukrainian Congress
  • Larry Maguire, Conservative MP
  • Dan Mazier, Conservative MP
  • David McGuinty, Liberal MP
  • Alistair MacGregor, NDP MP
  • Ken McDonald, Liberal MP
  • Heath MacDonald, Liberal MP
  • Kelly McCauley, Conservative MP
  • John McKay, Liberal MP
  • Dave MacKenzie, Conservative MP
  • Ron McKinnon, Liberal MP
  • Steven MacKinnon, Chief government whip
  • Michael McLeod, Liberal MP
  • Greg McLean, Conservative MP
  • Richard Martel, Conservative MP
  • Soraya Martinez Ferrada, Liberal MP
  • Brian Masse, NDP MP
  • Lindsay Mathyssen, NDP MP
  • Eric Melillo, Conservative MP
  • Alexandra Mendes, Liberal MP
  • Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety
  • Wilson Miao, Liberal MP
  • Dan Muys, Conservative MP
  • Kristina Michaud, Bloc Québécois MP
  • Marty Morantz, Conservative MP
  • Mike Morrice, Green Party MP
  • Robert Morrissey, Liberal MP
  • Rob Morrison, Conservative MP
  • Glen Motz, Conservative MP
  • Rob Moore, Conservative MP
  • Bryan May, Liberal MP
  • Elizabeth May, Green Party MP
  • Bill Matthews, Deputy Minister of Defense of Canada
  • James Maloney, Liberal MP
  • Yasir Naqvi, Liberal MP
  • John Nater, Conservative MP
  • Christine Normandin, Bloc Québécois MP
  • Taleeb Noormohamed, Liberal MP
  • Jennifer O’Connell, Liberal MP
  • Erin O’Toole, Conservative MP
  • Robert Oliphant, Liberal MP
  • Sarah Paquet, Director of FINTRAC
  • Jeremy Patzer, Conservative MP
  • Rick Perkins, Conservative MP
  • Monique Pauzé, Bloc Québécois MP
  • Pierre Paul-Hus, Conservative MP
  • Pierre Poilievre, Conservative MP
  • Alex Ruff, Conservative MP
  • Brad Redekopp, Conservative MP
  • Alain Rayes, Conservative MP
  • Scott Reid, Conservative MP
  • Blake Richards, Conservative MP
  • Anna Roberts, Conservative MP
  • Yves Robillard, Liberal MP
  • Churence Rogers, Liberal MP
  • Sherry Romanado, Liberal MP
  • Anthony Rota, Speaker of the House of Commons
  • Lianne Rood, Conservative MP
  • Simon-Pierre Savard-Tremblay, Bloc Québécois MP
  • Jenna Sudds, Liberal MP
  • Harjit Sajjan, Minister of International Development
  • Ya’ara Saks, Liberal MP
  • Darell Samson, Liberal MP
  • Randeep Sarai, Liberal MP
  • Ruby Sahota, Liberal MP
  • Jugy A. Sgro, Liberal MP
  • Gabriel Ste-Marie, Bloc Québécois MP
  • Marc Serre, Liberal MP
  • Kyle Seeback, Conservative MP
  • Maninder Sidhu, Liberal MP
  • Sonia Sidhu, Liberal MP
  • Mario Simard, Bloc Québécois MP
  • Jagmeet Singh, NDP Leader
  • Nathalie Sinclair-Desgagné, Bloc Québécois MP
  • Francis Scarpaleggia, Liberal MP
  • Clifford Small, Conservative MP
  • Howard Sokolowski, repeat donor to the Memorial to the Victims of Communism
  • Francesco Sorbara, Liberal MP
  • Sven Spengemann, Liberal MP
  • Shannon Stubbs, Conservative MP
  • Warren Steinley, Conservative MP
  • Mark Strahl, Conservative MP
  • Jake Stewart, Conservative MP
  • Leah Taylor Roy, Liberal MP
  • James Temerty, Temerty Foundation founder
  • Luc Theriault, Conservative MP
  • Ryan Turnbull, Liberal MP
  • Alain Therrien, Bloc Québécois MP
  • Robert Tmegl, involved with the Memorial to the Victims of Communism
  • Corey Tochor, Conservative MP
  • Fraser Tolmie, Conservative MP
  • Rachel Thomas, Conservatve MP
  • Joanne Thompson, Liberal MP
  • Denis Trudel, Bloc Québécois MP
  • Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister
  • Patrick Weiler, Liberal MP
  • Ryan Williams, Conservative MP
  • John Williamson, Conservative MP
  • Chris Warkentin, Conservative MP
  • Tim Uppal, Conservative MP
  • Len Webber, Conservative MP
  • Rosemarie Falk, Conservative MP
  • Ted Falk, Conservative MP
  • Ed Fast, Conservative MP
  • Greg Fergus, Liberal MP
  • Michelle Ferreri, Conservative MP
  • Andy Fillmore, Liberal MP
  • Kerry-Lynne Findlay, Conservative MP
  • Darren Fisher, Liberal MP
  • Alide Forstmanis, involved with the Memorial to the Victims of Communism
  • Rhéal Fortin, Bloc Québécois MP
  • Mona Fortier, President of the Treasury Board
  • Peter Fragiskatos, Liberal MP
  • Hedy Fry, Liberal MP
  • Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration
  • Iqra Khalid, Liberal MP
  • Jasraj Singh Hallan, Conservative MP
  • Ken Hardie, Liberal MP
  • Anthony Housefather, Liberal MP
  • Lisa Hepfner, Liberal MP
  • Marcus Hess, involved with the Memorial to the Victims of Communism
  • Randy Hoback, Conservative MP
  • Carol Hughes, NDP MP
  • Brendan Hanley, Liberal MP
  • Bob Zimmer, Conservative MP
  • Ann Szyptur, Canadian Ukrainian Congress
  • Bardish Chagger, Liberal MP
  • Adam Chambers, Conservative MP
  • George Chahal, Liberal MP
  • Shaun Chen, Liberal MP
  • Paul Chiang, Liberal MP
  • Alexandra Chyczij, President of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress
  • Michael Chong, Conservative MP
  • Louise Chabot, Bloc Québécois MP
  • François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation
  • Martin Champoux, Bloc Québécois MP
  • Brenda Shanahan, Liberal MP
  • Sophie Chatel, Liberal MP
  • Michael Shwec, Canadian Ukrainian Congress
  • Martin Shields, Conservative MP
  • Doug Shipley, Conservative MP
  • Peter Schiefke, Liberal MP
  • Terry Sheehan, Liberal MP
  • Jamie Schmale, Conservative MP
  • Scott Aitchison, Conservative MP
  • Stephen Ellis, Conservative MP
  • Faycal El-Khoury, Liberal MP
  • Dave Epp, Conservative MP
  • Jenica Atwin, Liberal MP
  • Ali Ehsassi, Liberal MP
  • Wayne Eyre, chief of defence staff of the Canadian Forces
  • Natalie Jatskevych, Ukrainian Canadian Congress B.C. council president

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