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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Russia versus Canada: Competition, Coronavirus, and Canada’s Energy Future

By Jessica Lobo (New York University) Canada’s and Russia’s energy relationship is not typically understood as geopolitically significant relative to other big players in global energy markets. However, as two of the largest exporters of…

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Russians know what the absence of stability can mean. COVID-19 is just the latest reminder

By André Forget, a Canadian writer and editor The original source of publication: The Globe and Mail In the provincial Russian city of Yoshkar-Ola, where I live, the coronavirus was first greeted as something of…

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Canadian turkey in Russia
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Canadian turkey in Russia

An increase of consumer demand According to local farmers, as reported by Vesti Altay, Canadian poults have been sold well over this spring which could be seen as a citizens’ attempt to replenish their own…

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Russia Steps up Efforts to Dominate the Arctic Region
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Russia Steps up Efforts to Dominate the Arctic Region

By Dr. Sergey Sukhankin, Fellow at the Jamestown Foundation Moscow approved a number of policy decrees on January 30 that de facto establish a foundation for the introduction of a Russian Arctic strategy until 2035…

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Geological structure and history of the Arctic Ocean based on new geophysical data: Implications for paleoenvironment and paleoclimate. Part 2. Mesozoic to Cenozoic geological evolution

By Anatoly M. Nikishin, Eugene I. Petrov, Sierd Cloetingh, Sergey I. Freiman, Nikolay A. Malyshev, Andrey F. Morozov, Henry W. Posamentier, Vladimir E. Verzhbitsky, Nikolay N. Zhukov, Ksenia Startseva Highlights•New atlas of paleogeographic/paleotectonic maps for…

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Russia is winning support for its claims on Arctic shelf, says chief negotiator
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Russia is winning support for its claims on Arctic shelf, says chief negotiator

By Atle Staalesen, journalist and publisher of the Independent Barents Observer A breakthrough in Russia’s bid to determine the outer limits of its continental shelf in the Arctic might be immanent. According to the country’s…

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