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  • Russia's Crimea takeover breeding anarchy and fear throughout East

    Russian President Vladimir Putin's unimpeded success in annexing Crimea has inspired Russian nationalists in eastern Ukraine to seize territory and sown fear region-wide that such provocations will spur Moscow to intervene on behalf of ethnic Russians....
  • Foreign tourist office phone numbers and websites

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is available only through their websites. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at...
  • Production Hotspots Across Europe

    Germany remains a hot location for international co-production thanks to generous film subsidies and top-notch studio facilities that offer one-stop shop solutions for foreign projects. Indeed, this year marks the first time ever that Studio Babelsberg...
  • 'Hallelujah the Hills,' the funniest comedy you've never seen

    'Hallelujah the Hills,' the funniest comedy you've never seen
    The funniest comedy you've likely never seen, let alone heard of, comes to the Siskel Film Center this week for two screenings. "Hallelujah the Hills," from 1963, is so rare, you won't find it on DVD or any streaming site. Even I couldn't finagle a look...
  • Lithuania, Estonia Go it Alone Within European Film Promotion

    LONDON -- Lithuania and Estonia have become individual members of European Film Promotion, an org that seeks to boost the profile of European cinema around the world. The countries, which will be repped within EFP by the Lithuanian Film Center and the...
  • Ukraine protesters denounce rejection of EU pact

    Ukraine protesters denounce rejection of EU pact
    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine's president faced growing street protests at home Friday after he rejected an agreement to tie his nation's political and economic future to the West, instead keeping intact Ukraine's historical links with Moscow. The...
  • Russia angry over extradition of suspected arms smuggler to U.S.

    Russia angry over extradition of suspected arms smuggler to U.S.
    MOSCOW -- The Russian Foreign Ministry reacted angrily Wednesday to a Lithuanian court's decision to extradite a Russian citizen to the United States on charges of arms trafficking. “We are seriously concerned with the U.S. side’s continuing...
  • Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup

    Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup
    Editor's note: I wrote about Melo Trimble, Jared Nickens and Chinanu Onuaku at the Reebok Breakout Classic in Terps Trio. Check out that blog post here. ** Terps shooting guard commitment Dion Wiley scored 14 points on 5-for-10 shooting Thursday in Team...
  • M-Appeal Offers 'Julia' to Venice Buyers

    LONDON -- Berlin-based world sales house M-Appeal has picked up J. Jackie Baier's docu "Julia," which world preems in the Venice Days sidebar at the Venice Film Festival. The Germany-Lithuania co-production tells the story of transsexual Julia K., who...
  • Celebrity traveler: Shodekeh's musical treks

    Celebrity traveler: Shodekeh's musical treks
    It's easy for internationally renowned musician Shodekeh to journey with just carry-on luggage; his instrument travels in his soul. The Baltimore-based beatboxer and vocal percussionist performs in a multitude of genres and music domains, including dance...
  • PASSINGS: Lilian Jackson Braun, Harry Bernstein, Adolfas Mekas

    Lilian Jackson Braun Author of 'The Cat Who…' mystery series Lilian Jackson Braun, 97, an author who wrote 29 books in the "The Cat Who …" mystery series, died of natural causes Saturday at a hospice center in Landrum, S.C. Braun, who...