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IOC Backs Russia On Gay Activist's 'Removal'

CP | Nataliya Vasilyeva, The Associated Press | Posted 02.18.2014 | Canada

SOCHI, Russia - The International Olympic Committee on Tuesday defended the removal of an Italian gay rights activist from a Sochi arena, saying she w...

Canada Slaps Russia For Arms Support To Syria

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.09.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada has pressed Russia to stop funnelling arms to the Assad regime as the Syrian dictator unspools a deadly military crackdown on dissente...

Opposition to Vladimir Putin a Sign of Democracy

Peter Worthington | Posted 02.11.2012 | Canada
Peter Worthington

The fact that the top politician in Russia can be denounced in the streets with something resembling impunity, is reassuring and evidence of democracy. Russia is not the old Soviet Union where criticism was viewed as treason, and elections were won by 98 per cent of the vote going to the only candidate on the ballot.