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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.
  • US troops arrive in Ukraine for training exercises

    About 300 US Army paratroopers on Friday arrived in Ukraine for training exercises with national guard units, a move criticized by Moscow and eastern Ukraine's Russia-backed separatist rebels. The troops, from the Italy-based 173rd Airborne Brigade,...

    Ukrainian fighting in and out of the ring

    Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk is a man fighting both inside and outside the ring. Usyk is the reigning Olympic heavyweight gold medalist and is now trying to challenge for top pro titles, but his career has become tangled up in Ukraine's political...

    Putin confident on economy, offers to mend ties with West

    Russia has weathered the worst of its economic troubles and is on the road to recovery, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday during a marathon call-in TV show, offering to normalize ties with the West if it treats Moscow as an equal partner and not a...

    AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EDT

    UN Security Council gets graphic briefing on suspected Syria chlorine attacks U.N. Security Council members were moved to tears Thursday as the first eyewitness to the latest suspected chlorine attacks on civilians in Syria emerged from the country to...