Tatars and Bashkirs show Canadians another Russia

Russia’s cultural mosaic reveals in Montreal MIRAS Montreal Tatar Culture Centre took part in two multicultural events in Montreal in August 2018, depicting diversity of Russia’s culture to a broader Canadian audience. On August 11,…

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Convicted Canadian spy engaged in espionage in favour of Russia was granted day parole
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Convicted Canadian spy engaged in espionage in favour of Russia was granted day parole

A second chance to give back to the nation Following a hearing at Dorchester Penitentiary in New Brunswick on August 21, 2018, the Parole Board of Canada made a conditional temporary release decision regarding jailed…

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NATO-Canada-Latvia: military drill against an imaginable Russian aggression
Members of a Canadian Platoon fire at opposing forces during an exercise in Skrunda, Latvia on June 13, 2018. Canadian forces were teamed with Spanish, Italian, and Latvian platoons to act as a defending force during a battle simulation for Saber Strike 18. Saber Strike included approximately 18,000 participants from 19 countries to continue building on interoperability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jimmie D. Pike)

NATO-Canada-Latvia: military drill against an imaginable Russian aggression

Canada trains its troops to protect Eastern and Central Europe From August 20 until September 2, 2018, Canadian troops, heading the NATO Forward Presence Battle Group Latvia, are taking part in the NAMEJS 2018 exercise,…

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Canadian lawn won’t be planted in Russia
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Canadian lawn won’t be planted in Russia

A Canadian cargo didn’t meet Russian phytosanitary requirements On August 22, 2018, fifteen tons of Canadian grass seed were banned from import in St.Petersburg by an official of a local office of the Federal Service…

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Canadian hockey player on the move
Tatiana Rafter playing for the Metropolitan Riveters in 2017 (Amy Pearson/BDZ Sports)

Canadian hockey player on the move

From the United States to Russia On August 22, 2018, Tatiana Rafter, a Canadian women’s ice hockey player, announced, via her Twitter, that she was moving to Russia in ten days.According to The Ice Garden,…

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Most Canadians believe that the Russian government is using social media to meddle in the elections of western democracies

Commissioned by CTV News, conducted by Nanos Research Most Canadians believe or somewhat believe that Russian governments are using social media to meddle in the elections of western democratic governments.Nearly nine in ten Canadians find…

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Ukrainian political prisoners: can Canada put more pressure on Russia
#FreeSentsov on Downing Street, London, UK, on June 2, 2018 (Flickr/Steve Eason)

Ukrainian political prisoners: can Canada put more pressure on Russia

Will Russia consider Canada’s opinion on the issue? During a meeting between Canada’s Liberal MP Arif Virani and Ukraine’s Commissioner for Human Rights Liudmyla Denisova on August 22, 2018, in Kiev, the Ukrainian side called…

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From Russia, with oil

By Stewart Muir, executive director of the Resource Works Society On Tuesday, July 31, the oil tanker Nordtulip arrived, loaded, at the Washington State port of Anacortes.It's almost bewildering to absorb news of Nordtulip's arrival…

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Green light for anti-Putin petition
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Green light for anti-Putin petition

It is the Canadian Government’s turn to react now E-petition, calling upon the Government of Canada to investigate actions of certain organizations of Russian diaspora and individuals collaborating with Russian secret services as well as…

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