Story | Oct 30, 2014 | 10:08 AM
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Story | Nov 19, 2013 | 1:45 PMThere 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.
Story | Oct 30, 2014 | 9:15 AM
DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - On a campaign trip, the leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic lit candles at a Russian Orthodox Church and kissed icons of Jesus and the Virgin Mary before dashing off to meet about 100 voters in a local...
Story | Oct 30, 2014 | 5:20 AM
The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Tuesday, Oct. 28: Ukraine's parliamentary election, which occurred with a modest 51 percent turnout, constitutes a victory for the country's pro-Western political parties. The results,...
Story | Oct 30, 2014 | 9:00 AM
MOSCOW/ASTANA (Reuters) - Moscow may limit food shipments from Belarus and Ukraine to Kazakhstan across Russian territory because of attempts to sell banned imports in Russia, the head of Russia's veterinary and phytosanitary service (VPSS) was quoted...