Russia and Canada may hold a conference on the Arctic in 2020
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Russia and Canada may hold a conference on the Arctic in 2020

By TASS OTTAWA, May 25. /TASS/. The Russian-Canadian Conference on Cooperation in the Arctic may be held in 2020, Member of the Federation Council Committee on Federal Structure, Regional Policy, Local Government and Northern Affairs…

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Canada’s stand on the issue of Crimean Tatars’ deportation
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Canada’s stand on the issue of Crimean Tatars’ deportation

Unity or diversity of thoughts? On May 18, 2019, Canadian Foreign Minister, Chrystia Freeland, issued a statement commemorating the anniversary of the 1944 deportation of Crimean Tatars from Crimea by Soviet authorities.In her statement, the…

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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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Canadians awarded with Russian state decorations
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Canadians awarded with Russian state decorations

For strengthening friendship and cooperation between Canada and Russia On May 13, 2019, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed an executive order awarding eight individuals for their merit and actions resulting in strengthening friendship and cooperation…

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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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Canada needs a plan to deal with hostile cyber campaigns

By Marcus Kolga, a senior fellow at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute Centre for Advancing Canada’s Interests Abroad Canada’s Communications Security Establishment (CSE) has released an update to its 2017 report on cyber threats to Canada’s democratic…

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Russians march through Canadian cities

In commemoration of the victory over Nazism in WWIIThe Victory Day celebrations organized by Russian communities across Canada took place in various cities, May 4-6, 2019.On May 4, 2019, a motor rally and the first…

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Venezuela’s crisis escalates
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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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