Lest we forget: By standing strong, the Soviet Union turned the tide in the Second World War

By Alexander Darchiev, Russia’s Ambassador to Canada From D-Day to the fall of the Italian capital of Rome to the Allies, June is rich with important anniversary dates around the Second World War. And yet…

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It’s time for Canada to deploy targeted sanctions to free our political prisoners

By Gary Caroline, the principal of Caroline Law Corporation; Chris MacLeod, a founding partner of Cambridge LLP; Marcus Kolga, a senior fellow at the MacDonald-Laurier Institute Centre for Advancing Canada’s Interests Abroad Michael Spavor and…

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Russia, Canada could emerge as China’s successors following Bitcoin mining ban

By Aakash Athawasya, Cryptocurrency Journalist at AMBCrypto The Chinese Bitcoin [BTC] mining ban proposed by the country’s macroeconomic planning agency riffled the market with FUD, leading many to speculate which country could pick up the…

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A storm of misinformation is coming. Our federal election could be at risk

By Eric Jardine, an assistant professor at Virginia Tech and a fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland made headlines recently when she proclaimed that foreign interference in Canada’s…

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An election’s coming and the PM’s treading water – where’s a Russian to blame now that we need one?

By David J. Climenhaga, journalist and author of Alberta Politics Blog It was a year ago Friday that the government of Canada declared Kirill Kalinin and three other Russian diplomats persona non grata and sent…

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