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  • 'Russian Ark' Showing at Trinity College

    'Russian Ark' Showing at Trinity College
    There are few films in which time barrels forward as relentlessly as in Aleksandr Sokurov's Russian Ark, and yet there are also few where it swirls so mysteriously. The forward motion comes from Sokurov's famous record-breaking filming method — given the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg to film in for one day, Sokurov devised a single, continuous 96-minute shot in which we follow an unseen narrator (voiced by Sokurov) and the French Marquis de Custine (Sergey Dreiden) as they weave their way through the museum's majestic halls and the choreographed movements of 2,000 extras and three orchestras.
  • Russia, Germany up diplomatic battle over Ukraine sanctions

    MOSCOW/BERLIN (Reuters) - As fighting intensified in Ukraine on Monday, a diplomatic battle also raged, with Berlin warning that new European sanctions would send a "strong signal" to Moscow, and Russia saying the measures could only boost its economic...

    Ukraine troops nearing MH-17 crash site; U.N. opens war-crime probe

    Ukrainian government forces recaptured three towns from pro-Russia separatists and were pressing toward the Malaysia Airlines crash site in eastern Ukraine where the separatists accused of downing the plane have obstructed international disaster...

    100 years after World War I, what have we learned?

    In October 1962, in the midst of the nuclear confrontation with the Soviet Union that would eventually become known as the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Joint Chiefs of Staff unanimously recommended to President Kennedy that he order an attack on the island...

    White House: U.S., Europe to issue new sanctions on Russia

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama and European leaders, in a show of solidarity, agreed on Monday to impose a wider set of sanctions against Russia's financial, defense and energy sectors in the wake of the shootdown of a passenger jet...