Read more about the article 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?

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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Russian Immigrant on Trial for Espionage

Russian-born Elena Crenna has been given a fresh immigration hearing after being deported from Canada on espionage charges Last June, the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada ruled that Elena had carried out espionage on…

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Snowden refugees feel safe in Canada, while he stays in Russia

US reaction? On March 25, 2019, one of the refugees, who sheltered Edward Snowden in Hong Kong when he was fleeing from the United States, arrived in Canada together with her seven-year-old daughter where they…

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Spy games

Canadian citizen imprisoned in Russia In the course of her press briefing on January 11, 2019, Maria Zakharova, Spokeswoman of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, confirmed that the Canadian Embassy in the country would…

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