Freedom of the press in Canada
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Freedom of the press in Canada

Case of Russian media outlets On May 14, 2019, Global News and CBC published their investigations of Global Affairs Canada’s decision to deny accreditation to Sputnik, RT, Ruptly, RIA Novosti and TASS correspondents to cover the February 4th Lima Group…

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Safe travel to Russia
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Safe travel to Russia

Canadian recommendations and warnings On May 9, 2019, Global Affairs Canada released advice on safe summer travel arrangements for Canadians.According to the Travel Advice and Advisories for Russia, Canadians are recommended to “exercise a high…

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Canada-Ukraine consultations
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Canada-Ukraine consultations

Canada’s role in post-election Ukraine On May 8, 2019, Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland visited Ukraine where she met with President Petro Poroshenko, President-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman, Minister of Foreign Affairs…

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Venezuela’s crisis escalates
Protest against US military intervention in Venezuela in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA (Fibonacci Blue/Flickr)

Venezuela’s crisis escalates

So do tensions between countries supporting opposite sides On May 1, 2019, the Russian Embassy in Canada, via its Twitter account, accused Canada, together with the USA, of encouraging coup and regime change in Venezuela.The…

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International Pacific salmon expedition: Russian context
Russian research team participated in the international expedition (The Pacific Branch of the Russian Federal Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography)

International Pacific salmon expedition: Russian context

Importance of international research collaboration and major differences in research methods On April 29, 2019, Russian scientific vessel Professor Kaganovsky returned to Vladivostok after an international wild salmon research expedition in the Gulf of Alaska privately…

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