Russia-Canada Relations in the Period of Crisis, 2014-20

By Dr. Natalia Viakhireva, expert and program manager at Russian International Affairs Council AbstractThis article explores the state of Russia-Canada relations 2014-2020, and identifies areas where cooperation is possible. The bilateral relations are deeply affected…

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Canadian Foreign Minister strong in condemnation of Belarus and Russia
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Canadian Foreign Minister strong in condemnation of Belarus and Russia

Mitch Riding, the CRRI Intern The Canadian Foreign Minister, Francois-Philippe Champagne, has come out strongly in denouncing the authorities of Belarus and Russia for the ongoing unrest in Belarus, and the poisoning of Alexei Navalny,…

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Canadian website “deeply enmeshed” in Russian propaganda efforts

By Mitch Riding, CRRI Intern Just two weeks after the U.K. Parliament’s Intelligence and Security Committee published its long-awaited ‘Russia Report’, it was the U.S. State Department’s turn. On 4 August, the Department’s ‘Global Engagement…

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CBSA Drops Case Against Alleged Russian Spy
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CBSA Drops Case Against Alleged Russian Spy

By Mitch Riding, CRRI Intern On July 20, the Canada Border Service Agency applied to the Immigration and Refugee Board to withdraw its deportation case against Elena Crenna, a Russian immigrant accused of being a…

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Russian hackers seem to be interested in Canadian research on COVID-19
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Russian hackers seem to be interested in Canadian research on COVID-19

By Prajwal Malladi, CRRI Intern There have been reports that Russia tried to steal information pertaining to vaccine research going on in Canada, the UK and the USA as alleged by security agencies of these…

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Who is Paul Whelan?
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Who is Paul Whelan?

By Sunaina Madgula, CRRI intern "Russia says it caught James Bond on a spy mission. In reality, they abducted Mr. Bean on holiday," Paul Whelan told the court in October 2019. As for the Russian authorities, he…

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Canada-Russia relations under scrutiny
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Canada-Russia relations under scrutiny

Ukrainian Canadians do not welcome the anniversary On June 12, when Russia celebrated its national day, the Canadian Embassy in this country was criticized by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress for commemorating the 1942 agreement establishing…

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