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  • Poland Lures Foreign Films as Local Biz Rises

    You would never guess from the level of international co-productions heading toward Poland that the country remains one of the few in this corner of Europe without cash-back incentives. Agnieszka Odorowicz, topper at the Polish Film Institute, is...
  • Wojciech Jaruzelski dies at 90; Polish general imposed martial law

    Gen. Wojciech Jaruzelski, the communist leader who imposed harsh military rule on Poland in 1981 in an attempt to crush the pro-democracy Solidarity movement but years later allowed reforms that ended up dismantling the regime, has died. He was 90....
  • Boxers In Connecticut Hall of Fame

    Boxers with state ties in the Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame. 2013 ISRAEL "PITO" CARDONA: Cardona, a Hartford native, turned to pro boxing at the age of 18, winning his pro debut in 1993. He won the International Boxing Organization super...
  • Postwar era has ended, but not appetite for war

    The supposed decline of the United States. The impending crisis of the European Union this year when it becomes 30 states, while Britain contemplates leaving and making it 29. It confronts promised referenda on continuing EU membership and Scottish...
  • Lyric-bound opera confronts Holocaust issues in strong U.S. premiere

    Lyric-bound opera confronts Holocaust issues in strong U.S. premiere
    HOUSTON – There is a growing catalog of music written in the aftermath of the Holocaust that attempts to grapple head-on with the ineffable horrors of the Nazi era. None has managed to secure a toehold in the regular repertory. One Holocaust-...
  • Rising propane prices leave many in Midwest out in the cold

    Rising propane prices leave many in Midwest out in the cold
    KNOB NOSTER, Mo. — From a bay window in her home on the prairie, Angela Hostetler stares out at the six huge chicken barns out back. They hold 156,000 chickens, and when she and her husband, Mardy, purchased the farm two years ago, it seemed like...
  • Film Review: 'Tangerines'

    A small-scale, poignant and accessible anti-war statement, Georgian writer-director Zaza Urushadze's "Tangerines" spotlights regional conflict in 1992 Abkhazia, as one longtime rural resident who's refused to flee takes in two wounded fighters on opposite...
  • Ukraine Gets Support From Film Festival Toppers

    The Warsaw Film Foundation, which oversees the Warsaw fest, has sent out a letter to the entertainment industry and the media calling for solidarity and support of the various film festivals and staff in Ukraine. The Russian government has recently...
  • Biden on mission to reassure NATO allies in Eastern Europe

    WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Poland on Tuesday for a two-day tour to reassure Eastern European allies unnerved by Russian aggression in Ukraine that the United States is committed to their security. As Russian President Vladimir...
  • Tadeusz Mazowiecki, Poland's first post-communist premier, dies at 86

    Tadeusz Mazowiecki, 86, Eastern Europe's first democratic prime minister after communism, a key advisor to Poland's Solidarity freedom movement and U.N. human rights envoy to Bosnia in the 1990s, died Monday in Warsaw after being hospitalized for a high...
  • Ukraine's drama, Obama's weakness

    Ukraine's drama, Obama's weakness
    Ukraine's civil conflict strikes many Americans as a distant and unimportant dispute, one hardly connected to their daily lives. Such a lack of interest in international affairs is understandable, perhaps, because of the focus on economic recovery since...