Ukraine’s Ambassador to Canada, H.E. Andriy Shevchenko, talks about his prior experiences as a journalist and politician, and why he believes Russia poses an existential threat to the West.
NATO Association interviews the Consul General of Ukraine in Toronto, Andrii Veselovskyi
In this interview, Andrii Veselovskyi, the Consul General of Ukraine in Toronto, talks to Michele Di Leo about his career in diplomacy, and how Russian aggression in Eastern Ukraine has ramifications for Canada’s security and global stability.
Vladimir Putin’s visit to Hungary: Russia’s diplomatic battle against EU sanctions
Vladimir Putin’s recent visit to Hungary has caught the attention of European Union leaders, Nick Raffey discusses the significance of growing Russian-Hungarian relations.
NATO Association of Canada interviews H.E. Anne Kari Hansen Ovind, Norway’s Ambassador to Canada
Michele Di Leo interviews H.E. Anne Kari Hansen Ovind, Norway’s Ambassador to Canada.
From Reassurance to Deterrence: Canada’s contribution to NATO operations in Central and Eastern Europe
Ryan Atkinson discusses how Canada’s military contribution in Europe fits in NATO’s shift from reassurance to deterrence in light of persistent Russian aggressiveness.
Operation UNIFIER: Canada’s contribution to support Ukrainian Armed Forces
Nick Raffey discusses the unique nature of Operation UNIFIER and some of the particular challenges of a support mission with a non-NATO member.
NAOC Essay Competition Winning Entry: A United NATO in the Face of Russian Aggression
Adam Johnson, the first runner in the Grade 11 & 12 category of NAOC’s 2016 high school essay competition, examines Russian aggression in Europe
Changing Opinions in a High-Stakes Game: Ukraine, NATO and Russia
What does the rest of the NATO alliance think of Ukraine’s membership bid? Sonia Liang discusses.
The Dichotomy : Perception of Russia
Is our understanding of #Russia a part of a larger plan? @Sha Lalapet explores Russia’s history and economics, in an effort to shed light into the workings behind Russia
Russia’s Crimean Strategy for the Black Sea
Following an alleged Ukrainian terrorist plot in Crimea, Russia has increased its footprint on the peninsula. Neil Siviter investigates what the new Crimean fortifications entail, and how Russia’s Crimean investment has affected the Black Sea region.