Business as Usual on NATO’s Front Lines
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Business as Usual on NATO’s Front Lines

Despite the Coronavirus pandemic both in Canada and in Eastern Europe, Russia and Canada are still keeping a watchful eye on each other across the Latvian border. Canada’s NATO contingent in Latvia continues exercises near…

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Canada and the Kosovo Crisis: Looking back, 20 years on

By Michael Manulak, assistant professor at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University. The article first appeared on OpenCanada.orgIn the spring of 1999, as the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) prepared to celebrate…

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Russian warships vs. NATO ships in the Black Sea
The Halifax-class frigate Her Majesty's Canadian Ship (HMCS) Toronto (U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 1st Class Brien Aho)

Russian warships vs. NATO ships in the Black Sea

Russia to monitor the Black Sea visitors, i.e. Canada, Spain and the Netherlands On March 29, 2019, Russia’s National Defense Management Center reported through TASS that two Russian Navy ships had been assigned to monitor…

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Canada defends the NATO airspace from Russia
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Canada defends the NATO airspace from Russia

The first incident of shadowing an aircraft since Canada became in charge of the alliance’s Air Policing at the end of August On October 18, 2018, operating as a part of NATO enhanced Air Policing…

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NATO-Canada-Latvia: military drill against an imaginable Russian aggression
Members of a Canadian Platoon fire at opposing forces during an exercise in Skrunda, Latvia on June 13, 2018. Canadian forces were teamed with Spanish, Italian, and Latvian platoons to act as a defending force during a battle simulation for Saber Strike 18. Saber Strike included approximately 18,000 participants from 19 countries to continue building on interoperability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jimmie D. Pike)

NATO-Canada-Latvia: military drill against an imaginable Russian aggression

Canada trains its troops to protect Eastern and Central Europe From August 20 until September 2, 2018, Canadian troops, heading the NATO Forward Presence Battle Group Latvia, are taking part in the NAMEJS 2018 exercise,…

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Canada, NATO, and Global Russia

By Nicole J. Jackson, Associate Professor, School for International Studies, Simon Fraser University International Journal, Volume: 73, issue: 2, page(s): 317-325 https://doi.org/10.1177/0020702018786080 Abstract: Today Russia poses significant challenges that require sophisticated responses from both Canada…

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U.S.A. and Canada disaccord on Russia
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U.S.A. and Canada disaccord on Russia

While Trump determines on thaw, Trudeau slides down to a new cold war Responding to journalists during his press conference in Sutherlands River, Nova Scotia, on July 17, 2018, following the U.S.-Russia Summit in Helsinki,…

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Trudeau’s response to Trump’s criticism through the “Russian threat” deterrence
Members of the Canadian contingent of the enhanced Forward Presence Battlegroup in Latvia fire the Tube-launched, Optically tracked, Wire-guided (TOW) missile during a range practice on January 5, 2018 at Camp Ādaži, Latvia. Photo: Sergeant Bernie Kuhn, Task Force Latvia RP13-2018-0002-020

Trudeau’s response to Trump’s criticism through the “Russian threat” deterrence

Canadian Prime Minister is paving his way to NATO Summit in Brussels On July 10, 2018 – on the eve of NATO Summit in Brussels and the following Trump-Putin meeting in Helsinki, Canadian Prime Minister…

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