I fled Putin’s Russia for Canada. It opened my eyes.

Canada showed me the importance of Indigenous rights. Now I want the same for Indigenous people in Russia.

Vladimir Putin’s war against truth, justice and Sergei Magnitsky

Marcus Kolga: Canadian advocates for Magnitsky legislation have become victims of Russian government propagandists
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Visits China

China is a bigger threat than Russia—but you won’t hear Trudeau say it

Terry Glavin: Trudeau is quick with harsh words for Putin, but when it comes to clear cases of Chinese meddling in Canada why does he stay mum?
Salisbury incident

Donald Trump failed a simple test on his Russian ties

Stephen Maher: Trump fired the Secretary of State right after he denounced Russia for a nerve gas attack on British soil. It speaks volumes.
U.S.-Canada meeting

Farewell to Rex Tillerson, Chrystia Freeland’s man in Washington

Rex Tillerson’s firing as U.S. secretary of state is a heavy blow for Canada’s foreign minister, who worked in step with him on North Korea and Russia
G-20 summit in Hamburg

The Hamburg G20: What could possibly go wrong?

With Trump, Putin and Merkel at the table, consensus isn’t likely. This will be chess, played over a shark tank.
Turkey Russian Ambasador

Vladimir Putin’s grim win

Why the assassination of the Russian ambassador in Ankara forces Turkey ever closer to an already ascendant Russia
Live broadcast of president Putin’s press conference

Russia’s other war in Eastern Europe

Western governments are struggling with how to counter a sophisticated, entertaining and popular Kremlin-backed media
NATO Holds “Spring Storm” Military Exercises

NATO’s risky plan to stop Putin

The military alliance is preparing to bulk up its presence in Eastern Europe. Will it thwart Russia, or merely prod the bear?
Russian President Putin watches the cross country skiing men’s relay during the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Laura Cross-Country Ski and Biathlon Center near Krasnaya Polyana

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