Russian warships vs. NATO ships in the Black Sea
The Halifax-class frigate Her Majesty's Canadian Ship (HMCS) Toronto (U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 1st Class Brien Aho)

Russian warships vs. NATO ships in the Black Sea

Russia to monitor the Black Sea visitors, i.e. Canada, Spain and the Netherlands On March 29, 2019, Russia’s National Defense Management Center reported through TASS that two Russian Navy ships had been assigned to monitor…

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Cyber threats to Canada’s democratic process

Report of the Communications Security Establishment (CSE) EXECUTIVE SUMMARYThe recent cyber threat activity against the democratic process in the United States and Europe has raised concerns about similar threats to Canada. In this assessment, we…

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Russia partly welcomed Lima Group statement on Venezuela
Vladimir Putin and Nicolas Maduro on December 5, 2018 in the course of Russian-Venezuelan talks (en.kremlin.ru)

Russia partly welcomed Lima Group statement on Venezuela

Attempt to solidify with Latin American countries and Canada against the United States On March 28, 2019, during her press briefing at the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry’s Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova agreed in…

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Snowden refugees feel safe in Canada, while he stays in Russia
Photo in action on NSA scandal/asylum for Snowden, taken on March 12, 2014, at the European Parliament (Greensefa/Flickr)

Snowden refugees feel safe in Canada, while he stays in Russia

US reaction? On March 25, 2019, one of the refugees, who sheltered Edward Snowden in Hong Kong when he was fleeing from the United States, arrived in Canada together with her seven-year-old daughter where they…

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Russian figure skater trained by a Canadian coach performed at the World Figure Skating Championships
Evgenia Medvedeva and Brian Orser at the 2018 Internationaux de France ladies' public practice (Harmonia Amanda/Wikimedia Commons)

Russian figure skater trained by a Canadian coach performed at the World Figure Skating Championships

Results and future plans On March 22, 2019, Russian figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva who has been trained by Brian Orser in Canada since summer 2018 earned a bronze medal at the ISU World Figure Skating…

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German-Canadian business will help manage ​waste in the Far East of Russia
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German-Canadian business will help manage ​waste in the Far East of Russia

How the Russian waste disposal reform is revealing On March 20, 2019, the Far East Investment and Export Agency signed an agreement on the implementation of concession agreements in housing and communal services of the…

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Russian scientific vessel is back to Canada
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Russian scientific vessel is back to Canada

International survey is done On March 18, 2019, a Russian scientific vessel Professor Kaganovsky with scientists from Russia, Canada, the U.S., Japan and South Korea on board returned to Vancouver, having accomplished their international expedition…

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Canada extends its military support of Ukraine
Members of Operation UNIFIER participate in foreign weapon familiarisation at the International Peacekeeping Security Centre in Starchyi, Ukraine on October 4, 2018. (Photo: Joint Task Force-Ukraine AK02-2018-0016-055)

Canada extends its military support of Ukraine

In the face of Russian aggression On March 18, 2019, Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan announced Canada’s extension of its military training mission in Ukraine.In her address at…

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