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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.
  • U.S. rocket explosion investigation suspects main engine failure

    CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. (Reuters) - As Orbital Sciences picks up the pieces, literally and figuratively, after its high-profile rocket launch explosion, accident investigators are looking closely at a potential first-stage engine problem. Technical data...

    Russian media watchdog blasts radio station over Ukraine coverage

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian state watchdog has warned a radio station known for its critical reporting of President Vladimir Putin's government over a talk show it broadcast about the Ukraine conflict, the station said on its website on Friday. The...

    FINA stands by decision to honor Putin

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Swimming's world governing body has defended a decision to award it highest honor to Russian President Vladimir Putin, saying it had nothing to do with politics. FINA has been criticized over the timing of the decision with...

    FINA stands by decision to honour Putin

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Swimming's world governing body has defended a decision to award it highest honour to Russian President Vladimir Putin, saying it had nothing to do with politics. FINA has been criticised over the timing of the decision with...