RUSSIA is sending aircrafts to spy on Canadian military facilities as relations between Moscow and the West continue to deteriorate.
The unarmed planes conducted a five-day aerial surveillance mission across Canada, ending on Saturday.
Their instructions include taking photos and documenting the country’s military institutions and Canadian Forces bases.
The mission is being carried out under the Treaty on Open Skies, signed by Russia, Canada and 32 other countries in 1992, which allows each members to inspect others’ military capabilities and activities to foster an atmosphere of mutual trust. Continue reading