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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.
  • Ukraine steelmen hold their ground as frontline marches towards port

    MARIUPOL Ukraine (Reuters) - The war is being fought just over the hills. Civilians have started to flee the city. But the men of the vast Ilyich iron and steel works in the Ukrainain port of Mariupol are still in place, pouring molten steel, running...

    Russia says Putin conquer quote on Ukraine 'was taken out of context'

    Ukrainian security officials on Tuesday accused Russia of sending more troops and weaponry into eastern Ukraine as Russian President Vladimir Putin's reported boast that he could conquer Kiev in two weeks appeared to signal Kremlin indifference to...

    EU energy chief not ruling out 'worst case scenarios' on energy security

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger warned on Tuesday he was not ruling out "worst case scenarios" on Europe's energy security due to Russian President Vladimir Putin's "lies" amid Moscow's actions in Ukraine. "That Putin...

    Dutchman praised for MH17 crash handling in race for top EU job

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Frans Timmermans, the Netherlands' nominee to join the European Commission, is an experienced Brussels hand who represents his country's last best hope of securing a top job in the European Union's executive. The Dutch foreign...