Russian bombers and fighter jets fly close to the U.S.A. and Canada
A 3rd Wing F-22 Raptor escorts a Russian Air Force Tu-95 Bear bomber near Nunivak Island, 2007 (United States Air Force/Wikimedia Commons)

Russian bombers and fighter jets fly close to the U.S.A. and Canada

Against a background of joint Russia-China military maneuvers Two NORAD F-22 “Raptor” fighter jets intercepted two Russian Tu-95 "Bear" bombers flying together with two Russian Su-35 "Flanker" fighter jets in international airspace west of Alaska…

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Biathlon Canada beat Russian Biathlon Union at the International Biathlon Union Congress
Vladimir Putin at Russian Cross-Country Skiing and Biathlon Paralympic Championship in Sochi in March 2012 (Eng.Putin.Kremlin.ru)

Biathlon Canada beat Russian Biathlon Union at the International Biathlon Union Congress

Russia remains a provisional member of the International Biathlon Union at least till the next congress scheduled for 2020 On September 7, 2018, delegates of the 13th Regular International Biathlon Union Congress, taking place in…

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Canada-Russia disagreement on Idlib
At the news conference following a meeting with President of Iran Hassan Rouhani and President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan on September 7, 2018 (Kremlin.ru)

Canada-Russia disagreement on Idlib

Targeting terrorists, bombing civilians On September 6, 2018, Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland issued a statement urging the Syrian regime and its allies to protect civilian lives in case of an expected Assad’s…

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Will the Magnitsky Act be applied to support #FreeSentsov campaign?
On June 3, 2018, in Munich on Marien Platz, the central square of the Bavarian capital, an action was held in support of the Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov (Wavepainter/Wikimedia Commons)

Will the Magnitsky Act be applied to support #FreeSentsov campaign?

It comes down to the Parliament of Canada On September 4, 2018, second-generation Ukrainian Canadian theatre actress, Lianna Makuch, with a sponsorship of the NDP MP Linda Duncan, initiated an e-petition to the Government of…

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Canada vocalizes OSCE concerns about alleged human rights violations in Russia
T.O. Chechnya with Love as if overtakes Church Street and moves up to the (former) Russian Consulate (Jason Paris/Flickr)

Canada vocalizes OSCE concerns about alleged human rights violations in Russia

Official Moscow does not admit any problems in Chechnya On August 30, 2018, on behalf of 15 OSCE participating states, Natasha Cayer, Ambassador of Canada to the OSCE, delivered a statement invoking Russia’s commitments under the…

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