For NATO to move 4,000 troops right up to Russia’s Baltic borders has to be seen as a deliberate provocation of Russia, just as things seem to be stabilizing.
Private Thomas Roulin, deployed with the Operation Reassurance Land Task Force, fires during training as part of a multinational military exercise involving 23 countries, in Wędrzyn, Poland on June 9. DND photograph by Cpl. Guillaume Gagnon
OTTAWA—All the old warhorses in Ottawa are abuzz over the fact that NATO has apparently singled out Canada to provide troops for a new deterrent force in Eastern Europe.
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The three-member working group set up by the House Board of Internal Economy in 2019 to oversee Centre Block’s renovation was disbanded with the last Parliament, and discussions are now underway on its successor.