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December 19, 2000 | From Times Wire Services
Canada and Russia on Monday reaffirmed their commitment to the 1972 Antiballistic Missile Treaty and said they want further assessment of U.S. proposals for a national missile defense system. A statement signed by Prime Minister Jean Chretien and President Vladimir V. Putin during a three-day visit to Canada by the Russian leader called for efforts to strengthen the ABM treaty and press forward with other disarmament pacts. Russia has denounced the U.S.
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January 30, 2001 | MAGGIE FARLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Russian diplomat who struck and killed a woman in Ottawa while allegedly driving drunk flew home Monday without facing charges, enraging Canadians who felt that he was getting away with murder. Canada's Foreign Ministry had asked Moscow to waive diplomatic immunity for the man, 45-year-old Andrei Knyazev, and a colleague who was involved in a separate crash the same day. But Russian authorities refused, saying the pair would face appropriate punishment at home under Russian law.
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June 20, 1992 | MARY WILLIAMS WALSH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If rounds of applause had a cash value, Russian President Boris N. Yeltsin would be leaving the Canadian capital today a rich man. Yeltsin was interrupted 17 times by bursts of applause from enthusiastic members of Parliament on Friday as he delivered a speech on Russia's economic reforms, the death of Communist ideology and his hopes for a "normal" future.
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December 19, 2000 | From Times Wire Services
Canada and Russia on Monday reaffirmed their commitment to the 1972 Antiballistic Missile Treaty and said they want further assessment of U.S. proposals for a national missile defense system. A statement signed by Prime Minister Jean Chretien and President Vladimir V. Putin during a three-day visit to Canada by the Russian leader called for efforts to strengthen the ABM treaty and press forward with other disarmament pacts. Russia has denounced the U.S.
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January 30, 2001 | MAGGIE FARLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Russian diplomat who struck and killed a woman in Ottawa while allegedly driving drunk flew home Monday without facing charges, enraging Canadians who felt that he was getting away with murder. Canada's Foreign Ministry had asked Moscow to waive diplomatic immunity for the man, 45-year-old Andrei Knyazev, and a colleague who was involved in a separate crash the same day. But Russian authorities refused, saying the pair would face appropriate punishment at home under Russian law.
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June 20, 1992 | MARY WILLIAMS WALSH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If rounds of applause had a cash value, Russian President Boris N. Yeltsin would be leaving the Canadian capital today a rich man. Yeltsin was interrupted 17 times by bursts of applause from enthusiastic members of Parliament on Friday as he delivered a speech on Russia's economic reforms, the death of Communist ideology and his hopes for a "normal" future.
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