Canada Russia Relations

More Canadian Troops Headed To Europe

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.14.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - About 120 Canadian soldiers leave for eastern and central Europe today as part of a continuing show of support for Ukraine.The military would...

Harper Has Putin On His Mind

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.02.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper will join fellow world leaders in Europe this week in affirming Western solidarity against Russian aggression i...

Tories Asked Why They Won't Sanction 'Putin's Buddies'

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.16.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Montreal-based Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B) said Friday it did not lobby the Harper government to keep a Russian executive off Canada's list o...

Most Canadians Satisfied With How He's Handling Ukraine Crisis: Poll

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 05.07.2014 | Canada Politics

Canadians are more satisfied than their American and British counterparts with how their government is handling the escalating crisis in Ukraine, a ne...

Baird: Kremlin Has Lost Touch With Reality

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.25.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Kremlin has lost touch with reality in accusing the West of plotting to control Ukraine, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird said Friday....

Russian Diplomat Heckled During Toronto Speech

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.22.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Russia's ambassador to Canada faced down hecklers Tuesday as he pushed back against what he called anti-Russian hysteria and stereotypes, bu...

Canada's Tough Talk On Russia 'Makes No Difference'

CBC | Posted 06.18.2014 | Canada Politics

The Conservative government's tough rhetoric over Russia’s actions in Ukraine may play well to some voters domestically, but analysts doubt...

Harper: Russia Poses Grave Threat To World Peace

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.14.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada and Poland will announce a joint package to assist Ukraine when Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird visits Warsaw next week.Marcin Bos...

Harper's Gifts From Putin Now Awkward Mementoes

CP | Dean Beeby, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.03.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - They are the awkward mementoes of happier times, a closet-full of gifts that Prime Minister Stephen Harper graciously accepted from Russian P...

Moore Scolds Canadian Firms Affected By Russian Sanctions

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.27.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Industry Minister James Moore says he can offer sympathy but little help to Canadian firms affected by sanctions against Russia, adding they ...

Harper: Putin Wants To Be A Rival

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.27.2014 | Canada Politics

BERLIN - Chances are slim that Russian President Vladimir Putin will ever be allowed back in the G8, Stephen Harper said Thursday following a meeting ...

G7 Leaders To Meet Without Russia

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.24.2014 | Canada Politics

THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Stephen Harper and his fellow G7 leaders are suspending their participation in the Group of Eight until Russia "changes cours...

Harper: Kick Russia Out Of G8

CBC | Posted 05.22.2014 | Canada Politics

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is making it clear he wants G7 leaders to expel Russia from the G8 group of industrialized nations. Harper made a brie...

NDP To Tories: Suspend Military Sales To Russia

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.21.2014 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - The federal New Democrats want Canada to suspend sales of military equipment to Russia in the wake of the crisis in Ukraine.NDP foreign aff...

Harper Says More Sanctions For Russia On Way

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.17.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Stephen Harper says Canada is imposing more sanctions on Russia as a result of Sunday's vote in Crimea to secede from Ukraine.Harper said Mon...

Harper Imposes More Travel Bans

CP | Peter Rakobowchuk, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.07.2014 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird says Canada will suspend practically all its military relations with Russia because of the crisis in Uk...

Harper: Crimea Under 'Illegal Military Occupation'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.06.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Crimea is under "illegal military occupation" and Canada will not recognize its forthcoming referendum on whether to join Russia, Prime Minis...

Harper Takes More Action After Russia's 'Invasion Of Ukraine'

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.05.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada will send two observers to join an unarmed military mission in Ukraine and will impose more sanctions on the regime of fugitive Ukrain...

Harper Takes More Action

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.04.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada has suspended all joint military activities with Russia, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Tuesday as Vladimir Putin lashed out at th...

Baird Again Compares Russians To Germans Before WWII

CBC | Leslie MacKinnon, CBC News | Posted 05.04.2014 | Canada Politics

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird has repeated his charge that Russia's occupation of Crimea is like Germany's annexation of Sudetenland, Czechoslov...

Canada's Classy Gesture To Ukrainians

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.04.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Ukrainian flag is flying on Parliament Hill as demonstrators gather nearby at Russia's embassy to protest the military intervention in Uk...

Ukraine Crisis Is Last Thing Our Economy Needs

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.04.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Russian army's march into Ukraine's Crimean peninsula has added to the already formidable risks facing the global recovery and by extensi...

Baird Calls Russian Law 'Mean-Spirited And Hateful'

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.01.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird denounced Russia's controversial new anti-gay law as hateful Thursday, saying it could incite violence.In...

Didn't Get The Memo

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.21.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird says a memo written by one of his senior bureaucrats, warning of a lack of security at Canada's embassy i...

Will Pussy Riot Sour Canada's Relations With Russia?

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.30.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - A Russian official says he is not concerned the jailing of punk band Pussy Riot will discourage Canadian businesses from pursuing opportuniti...