What’s next in Canada’s response to the Skripal attack in Britain?
By Rob HuebertApr. 7, 2018
One thing’s clear: Canada must give much greater attention to working with allies to manage growing tensions with Russia.
Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland, pictured, has taken a harder line on Russia than her predecessor, Stéphane Dion, argues Rob Huebert. She kicked out four Russian diplomats in response to the poisoning of a former Russian double agent in Britain last month. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter with a nerve agent is the most recent indication of the continuing deterioration of relationships between the West and Russia.
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