Search: Ukraine,Russia,Arctic (4 materials)

Where is the Reality in Canada’s Morality Politics: An Appeal for a Thaw in Russian-Canadian Relations

... With Canada and Russia being the two largest Arctic powers, Russia having some 40 plus ice breakers (in comparison to Canada’s 15), and Russia’s swift development of its northern infrastructure, interaction between the two nations is unavoidable. Ukraine Crisis or not, Russia is looking to move forward in the Arctic. It would be best for Canada to constructively join them at the table. The recent posting of Alison LeClaire, Senior Arctic Official and Director General of Circumpolar Affairs, as Canadian Ambassador to Russia is a great first step. It signalizes ...


RIAC takes a part at the conference "Ukraine, Syria and the Arctic – From Challenges to Solutions"

This two-day international conference on Russia is organized in Toronto on June 13– 15 by the Institute for 21st Century Questions (21CQ) and Global Brief Magazine,... ... practical solutions to Russia-West conflict and tensions, in both the Eastern Europe and Syrian theatres. Day Two will explore Arctic geopolitical, economic, environmental and scientific futures, and will examine practical avenues for Canada-Russian forward ...



The US space agency has forked out $490m for six seats for its astronauts to get to the ISS on board one of the Russian Federal Space Agency's (Roscosmos) Soyuz spacecraft. Nasa's space shuttles were stopped in 2011 as the organisation set about sending its astronauts to the ISS on board privately developed spacecrafts like SpaceX. However, a shortfall in funding ...


Canada: From a Backward Colony to a Vibrant Democracy

... rhetoric about Russian policies often sounds unreasonably harsh ( CBC News : Marсh 04, 2014). RIAC Experts on the Outlook for Russian- Canadian Cooperation in the Arctic Given the Current International Situation Given the upcoming October 2015 federal elections, the Conservatives clearly care about the Ukrainian community. What factors affect Canada's approach to the Ukraine crisis? Primarily, this refers to the U.S., the driving force behind anti-Russian sanctions. Ottawa not coordinates its ...


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    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
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