Russia is siding with Saudi Arabia in the Kingdom’s dispute with Canada
Mecca, Saudi Arabia (Glady/Pixabay)

Russia is siding with Saudi Arabia in the Kingdom’s dispute with Canada

Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs advises Canada to respect cultural diversity dealing with other countries On August 8, 2018, Russian Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Maria Zakharova commented on recent tensions in bilateral relations between Canada and…

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Canada collides head to head with Russia on White Helmets
Chrystia Freeland in Ukraine in December 2017 (Vlad Musiienko/Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine)

Canada collides head to head with Russia on White Helmets

Following a Russian rhetoric on the Syrian rebel rescuers Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, accused Russia of telling lies about White Helmets in Syria during her media teleconference on August 4, 2018, in…

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Russia opposes Canadian decision to let White Helmets settle in the country
Maria Zakharova during the briefing, August 3, 2018 (Photo taken from the official website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation)

Russia opposes Canadian decision to let White Helmets settle in the country

From Syria to Canada: Canada rescues Syrian volunteers Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova commented on Canada’s plans to accept some evacuated White Helmets in the course of her briefing in Moscow on August 3,…

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Russian trolls were found actively tweeting on Canadian issues

Roberto Rocha, “Data sheds light on how Russian Twitter trolls targeted Canadians,” CBC News, August 3, 2018, https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/russian-twitter-trolls-canada-targeted-1.4772397 (accessed August 3, 2018)Based on the data gathered by two professors from South Carolina’s Clemson University and released…

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Russian liquefied natural gas in Canada
Yamal LNG, 2017 (Photo by Novatek)

Russian liquefied natural gas in Canada

Will Canada become a potential buyer? The first cargo of Russian LNG was delivered to Canaport LNG terminal in Saint John, NB, by GasLog Hong Kong LNG carrier on July 31, 2018, in the framework of Yamal…

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How state and business interests disperse

Mark Mackinnon, “Russia’s power line: How Bombardier helped build a controversial railroad along Ukraine’s border,” The Globe and Mail, July 30, 2018, https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/article-how-canadas-bombardier-inc-helped-build-russias-controversial/ (accessed August 1, 2018)The Globe and Mail reveals to their subscribers how…

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