Canada at War: EXTERNAL AFFAIRS: Northern Neighbors

The first Soviet Ambassador to Canada flew into Edmonton last week. His five-day flight from Moscow reminded air-conscious Canadians that: 1) the Soviet Union is a neighbor second only to the U.S. in importance to Canada; 2) Russia shares with the Dominion control of the globe's strategic northern cap.

The Ambassador. Georgi Nikolayevitch Zarubin had never been in Canada before, but he was no stranger to North America. As an engineer, he helped run the Soviet Exhibit at the New York World's Fair, then went home to head up the Kremlin's North American department. With him to Canada he brought...

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