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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Doukhobors in Canada: is there a need for modernization to preserve the community?

Violetta Kryak, Are Doukhobors dying out? In rural B.C., a sect tries to stop their faith from fading away, The Globe and Mail, September 9, 2018, https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/british-columbia/article-are-doukhobors-dying-out-in-rural-bc-a-sect-tries-to-stop-their/, (accessed September 11, 2018)As part of Langara College's…

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A Russian figure skater returns to Russia from Canada
Evgenia Medvedeva at the 2016–17 Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final (David W. Carmichael/Wikimedia Commons)

A Russian figure skater returns to Russia from Canada

But just for a week On the occasion of the 2018 Russian Test Skates, Evgenia Medvedeva, the Olympic silver medalist, came back to Russia for the first time since she had left her coach Eteri…

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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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Canada supports the UK in accusing Russia of using chemical weapons on the British soil
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Canada supports the UK in accusing Russia of using chemical weapons on the British soil

The investigation found traces of two Russian intelligence officers behind the attacks On September 7, 2018, the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs negatively reacted to a joint statement on the Salisbury attack issued a day…

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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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Russian movies’ success story in Canada
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Russian movies’ success story in Canada

Competed to win Two Russian movies received awards at the 42nd Montreal's World Film Festival which was held August 23 – September 3, 2018.The Lord Eagle/Toyon Kyyl by Yakut director Eduard Novikov took the Best Artistic…

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Canada-Russia talks on fisheries
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Canada-Russia talks on fisheries

Plans for an upcoming joint research on Pacific salmon On August 28, 2018, Ilya Shestakov, Russian Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Head of the Federal Agency of Fisheries, held a meeting with Kevin Stringer, Canadian…

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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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