Canada Russia Relations

Canada Will Never Recognize Crimea Vote: Nicholson

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.16.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson marked the first anniversary of the referendum in Crimea on Monday, vowing Canada will never accept th...

Harper Skeptical About Ukraine-Russia Ceasefire

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.12.2015 | Canada Politics

VICTORIAVILLE, Que. - Prime Minister Stephen Harper is cautiously optimistic about Thursday's ceasefire deal between Ukraine and Russia, saying he'll ...

Merkel Thanks Harper For Ukraine Support

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.10.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday night she is leaving North America having won support from the United States and Canada for her e...

Russian Envoy To Canada: 'Crimea Is Russia - Once And Forever'

CBC | Kathleen Harris, CBC News | Posted 02.21.2015 | Canada Politics

Russia will not change course in Crimea – but insists that diplomacy, not sanctions, will resolve the crisis, says Moscow's new ambassador to Canada...

Canadian Soldiers To Train Ukrainian Military Cops

CP | Murray Brewster & John Ward, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.07.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Harper government signalled Monday it wants to create deeper defence ties with Ukraine, signing a declaration that could lead to broader ...

Canada's Defence Minister Urges Russia To Get Out Of Ukraine

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.22.2015 | Canada Politics

HALIFAX - Defence Minister Rob Nicholson called on Russia to get out of Ukraine on Saturday, saying that what's happening there is "completely unaccep...

Russia Fumes After Canada Snubs Space Officials

CP | Colin Perkel and Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.30.2014 | Canada Politics

Canada's refusal to allow Russian delegates to attend a prestigious international astronautical symposium has angered Moscow, which said the decision ...

LOOK: Canada's NATO Delegation Mocks Russia

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.27.2014 | Canada Politics

It seems Canada's delegation to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization is not above blatantly mocking Russia in light of the ongoing crisis in Ukraine...

Canada Sending Non-Lethal Military Supplies To Ukraine

CP | Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.07.2014 | Canada Politics

TRENTON, Ont. - Canada is sending non-lethal military equipment to Ukraine to help the country protect its eastern border against Russian aggression, ...

More Canadian Troops Headed To Europe

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.13.2014 | 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 08.01.2014 | 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...