CANADA-RUSSIA RESEARCH INITIATIVE

The Filipino Edition radio show: RUSSIA TESTS NATO and US IN UKRAINE

with Dr. Mychailo Wynnyckyj and Dr. Zachary Paikin

ICCEES 10th World Congress: Session 7.6: Canada-Russia Relations: Media, Paradiplomacy and the Balance of Power (Roundtable)

with Dr. Megan Swift, Dr. Zachary Paikin, Dr. Anna Tsurkan and Dr. Natalia Viakhireva

Offensive Weapons and the Future of Arms Control

Abstract With a focus on the strategic competition between the United States and Russia, this paper explores the prospects for the future of arms control under an intensifying nuclear security dilemma. The end of stability-enhancing agreements such as the INF

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Russia-Canada Relations in the Period of Crisis, 2014-20

By Dr. Natalia Viakhireva, expert and program manager at Russian International Affairs Council Abstract This article explores the state of Russia-Canada relations 2014-2020, and identifies areas where cooperation is possible. The bilateral relations are deeply affected by the overall crisis

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Russia’s Arifmetika Financial Solutions, which provides small loans to individuals, plans to start trading in Canada in early 2022 and aims to raise about $100 million in the next 12-18 months, the head of its parent company OR Group said.

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By John Ibbitson (The Globe and Mail), Dec. 9, 2021

On Ukraine’s border, the Russian military buildup is expected to reach 175,000 troops. President Vladimir Putin insists he has no plans to invade; Western intelligence services say an invasion is possible in the new year.

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By Mark Mackinnon (The Globe and Mail), Dec. 5, 2021

Canada, the United States and Britain should jointly and swiftly provide military support to Ukraine in its standoff with Russia, Ukraine’s Defence Minister says, warning that steps to deter Russian President Vladimir Putin from invading were necessary now because “it will be too late after.”

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By Christopher Nardi (National Post), Dec. 2, 2021

Joly promised that Canada would work with ‘like-minded’ countries to apply ‘diplomatic’ and ‘economic’ pressure as well as ‘all the means necessary’ to deter the ‘Russian threat’

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By Neil Moss (Hill Times), Dec. 1, 2021

Kosovo is calling on Canada to not ignore its position in the Western Balkans as its president visited Ottawa to tell the federal government that it is the nation that is representing Canadian values in the region.

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By Chris Brown (CBC News), Nov. 30, 2021

The base, which hosts soldiers from 13 NATO countries, is roughly 300 kilometres from the border with Russia and is considered a key part of the alliance’s eastern Europe defence.

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By Ashley Burke (CBC News), Nov. 30, 2021

Visiting Canada for the first time since taking command of the continental defence organization last year, VanHerck gave officials in Ottawa what he called a “candid” risk assessment — one day after Russia said it had successfully tested another of its hypersonic cruise missiles.

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By Eilis Quinn (Radio Canada International), Dec. 2, 2021

It was the first Senior Arctic Officials’ meeting held since Russia took over the forum’s two-year rotating chairmanship.

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Canadian Journal of European and Russian Studies, Vol. 14 No. 1 (2020): Canada-Russia Relations