Elections in Canada and Russia in 2019: a comparative analysis of cross-national media coverage

AbstractIn 2019, Canada and Russia went through election campaigns in their respective countries. While Canada voted at the federal level, Russia held regional and municipal elections, and therefore the scale and outcome of these two…

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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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Western Hegemony and Russia’s Eurasian Turn: Probing the Liberal Order’s Place in Contemporary International Society

AbstractAccording to some perspectives, it is difficult to imagine the collective West developing further relations with Russia beyond the regulatory and systemic – rather than the social – so long as their political systems remain…

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The Western Alliance in the Face of the Russian (Dis)information Machine: Where Does Canada Stand?

By Sergey Sukhankin, Fellow at the Jamestown Foundation Original source of publication: A joint Research Paper from The School of Public Policy and the Canadian Global Affairs Institute, September 2019, Vol. 12:2SummaryIn the years since…

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Cyber threats to Canada’s democratic process

Report of the Communications Security Establishment (CSE) EXECUTIVE SUMMARYThe recent cyber threat activity against the democratic process in the United States and Europe has raised concerns about similar threats to Canada. In this assessment, we…

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The Simons Forum: Repairing the U.S.-NATO-Russia Relationship and Reducing the Risk of the Use of Nuclear Weapons

Rapporteur: Nola-Kate Seymoar, Ph.D. Contributor(s): Bruce G. Blair, Ph.D. Nancy Teeple, Ph.D. Retrieved from http://www.sfu.ca/dialogueThe Simons Foundation Canada and Simon Fraser University’s Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue. (27-28 September 2018).ISBN: 978-1-77287-058-9Preface:The predominant concern of…

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Stemming the VIRUS: Understanding and responding to the threat of Russian disinformation

By Marcus Kolga, Senior Fellow at the Macdonald- Laurier Institute’s Centre for Advancing Canada’s Interests Abroad A Macdonald-Laurier Institute Publication, January 2019.Executive SummaryTruth is a mere nuisance in today’s world of Kremlin propaganda. In the…

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