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  • Mysterious underwater rings in the Baltic Sea explained

    Mysterious underwater rings in the Baltic Sea explained
    Some mysterious underwater circles spotted in the Baltic Sea have been explained, and poison is to blame. But let's back up and start from the beginning. In 2008, a tourist to the island of Mon in Denmark noticed strange patterns in the shallow waters...
  • 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...
  • Amid scenes of Sochi, celebrating six recipes for borscht

    Amid scenes of Sochi, celebrating six recipes for borscht
    Whether it’s in celebration of the Winter Olympics in Sochi or simply because it seems like a good idea on a cool evening, doesn’t a nice bowl of borscht sound good right now? It’s a good thing there are so many of them. Though the...
  • U.S. is sending more fighter jets to Lithuania to reassure allies

    U.S. is sending more fighter jets to Lithuania to reassure allies
    WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is sending six additional fighter jets and an air refueling tanker to Lithuania, a move meant to reassure allies in Eastern Europe of U.S. military support when Russia's incursion in Ukraine has raised fears about Moscow'...
  • Russia rebrands its Crimean incursion

    Russia rebrands its Crimean incursion
    KIEV, Ukraine — It's not Moscow calling the shots in Crimea, it's local "self-defense forces." The Kremlin didn't reinforce its troops on the strategic peninsula to seize it but to respond to an appeal from deposed Ukrainian President Viktor...
  • More Russians in Crimea; Ukraine holds out hope for settlement

    More Russians in Crimea; Ukraine holds out hope for settlement
    KIEV, Ukraine – The Ukrainian government said Saturday that there was a glimmer of hope for a peaceful, mediated solution to the crisis in Crimea even as signs emerged of a further strengthening of Russian forces on the strategic Ukrainian...
  • Ukraine crisis: U.S. to send F-16 fighters to Poland

    Ukraine crisis: U.S. to send F-16 fighters to Poland
    WASHINGTON—The Pentagon will send a dozen F-16 fighters and 300 troops to Poland to reinforce U.S. commitment to defending its allies in Eastern Europe as thousands of Russian forces appeared to tighten their grip on parts of Ukraine, officials said...
  • Letters: Draw the line on Putin's actions

    Re "Insane? Hardly," Opinion, March 11 The Duke of Wellington said it best. When asked about Napoleon's propensity to always go on the attack, he said: "A conqueror is like a cannonball … he can only go forward. Once he rebounds, his career is...
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin may pay heavy price for Crimea moves

    WASHINGTON — Supporters of Russian President Vladimir Putin expect to savor victory as residents of Crimea vote Sunday on splitting from Ukraine. But Western officials and analysts increasingly feel that in the long run, Russians will come to see...
  • Ukraine's drama, Obama's weakness

    Ukraine's drama, Obama's weakness
    Ukraine's civil conflict strikes many Americans as a distant and unimportant dispute, one hardly connected to their daily lives. Such a lack of interest in international affairs is understandable, perhaps, because of the focus on economic recovery since...
  • 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...
  • Stoli boycott targets Russian anti-gay law -- but hits Latvian vodka

    Stoli boycott targets Russian anti-gay law -- but hits Latvian vodka
    Gay rights groups have been ceremoniously dumping Stolichnaya vodka into gutters from West Hollywood to Manhattan in protest against a Russian law banning gay pride events and other public displays of homosexual “propaganda.” The problem...