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Russia, not the U.S., put on notice with Freeland as foreign minister

CBC.ca Vladimir PutinVladimir Putin
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 ()

The appointment of Chrystia Freeland as the country's top diplomat could signal the Trudeau government's abandonment of warmer relations with Moscow, say experts. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shuffled his cabinet on Tuesday appointing the outspoken critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin to head Global Affairs Canada.
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Jan.10 -- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is shuffling his cabinet ahead of Donald Trump’s inauguration, promoting Chrystia Freeland to foreign minister as Canada prepares a push to maintain ties with the incoming U.S. administration. Bloomberg News' Josh Wingrove reports.

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