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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 —...
  • News of the Weird: Everybody Needs a Hug

    News of the Weird: Everybody Needs a Hug
    After its launch was delayed for a month by the Madison, Wis., city attorney, the Snuggle House was cleared and scheduled to open on Nov. 15 to provide in-bed, pajama-clad “intimate, non-sexual touch(ing)” for $60 an hour. “So many...
  • Germany¿s Federal Foreign Office: Obama vs. Romney

    Germany¿s Federal Foreign Office: Obama vs. Romney
    Our group of RIAS Berlin Kommission Fellows was afforded the tremendous opportunity to visit the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin and listen to a speech from Mr. David Schwake, Deputy Director for the transatlantic cooperation at the office.   Schwake...
  • NATO to bolster security of eastern allies worried over Ukraine

    NATO to bolster security of eastern allies worried over Ukraine
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO said on Wednesday it would send more ships, planes and troops to eastern Europe to reassure allies worried by Russia's annexation of Crimea but shied away from new permanent bases in the east as Poland wanted. "You will see...
  • Moscow's Achilles heel [Editorial]

    Moscow's Achilles heel  [Editorial]
    With Russian troops amassed along its border and Kremlin-backed separatists in control of major cities in eastern Ukraine, the government in Kiev is facing the gravest threat to its survival since the breakup of the former Soviet Union a generation ago....
  • Russian economy hit by Ukraine fallout; 0% growth in 2014 possible

    Russia's economy has been hit hard by the Ukraine crisis, prompting finance officials to cut growth forecasts for this year to near zero and draining the country's hard currency reserves as investors flee an uncertain market, Kremlin officials disclosed...
  • Separatists take armored vehicles, humiliating Ukraine forces

    Separatists take armored vehicles, humiliating Ukraine forces
    KRAMATORSK/SLAVIANSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - Separatists flew the Russian flag on armored vehicles taken from the Ukrainian army on Wednesday, humiliating a Kiev government operation to recapture eastern towns controlled by pro-Moscow partisans. Six armored...
  • Russian military activity increases near Ukraine border since last week

    VALUYKI, Russia (Reuters) - Russia has increased its military activity near the border with Ukraine markedly since late last week, a Reuters reporting team said after making return visits to the frontier zone where NATO says Moscow has amassed 40,000...
  • EU lays out impact of financial sanctions on Russia

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission handed documents to EU member states on Wednesday explaining the potential impact on their economies of imposing stricter trade and financial sanctions on Russia over its actions in Ukraine, diplomats said....
  • Russia is only a regional power? Don't bet on it, some say

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama dismissed Russia as a "regional power" in remarks that were interpreted as not only a jab at leader Vladimir Putin's ego but also justification for the administration's reluctance to wade deeper into a conflict that's...
  • Crimea on bumpy road to becoming a Russian province

    SIMFEROPOL, Crimea (Reuters) - Natalia Rudenko's ears were still ringing from being shouted at by a father demanding that the Ukrainian-language school she has run for 17 years in Crimea's capital now teach in Russian when local officials turned up at her...