Russia-NATO Tension

Operation Reassurance, or Provocation?

Russia is painted as a power-mad military aggressor. But NATO members including Canada are sending troops to Russia’s doorstep.

The Canadian ship HMCS Fredericton, centre, patrols the Black Sea alongside a Bulgarian frigate, right, and Romanian frigate, during Operation Reassurance on April 5. DND photograph by MCpl. Sebastian Allain


PUBLISHED : Wednesday, May 25, 2016 12:00 AM

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