| Apr 23, 2014
| 6:53 PM
After Russia's recent actions in Ukraine, it's no surprise that other countries bordering Russia are wondering where they stand on Vladimir Putin's shopping list. That they are on the list is a given.
Article 61 of Russia's Constitution promises that...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 4:30 AM
PARIS- TrustNordisk has sold Kristian Levring's western "The Salvation" to France, Greece and Estonia, in the run-up to Cannes Film Festival, where the movie will world-premiere in the Midnight section.
Pic was acquired by Jour2FĂȘte and Chrysalis...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 11:06 AM
SLOVYANSK, Ukraine -- Ukrainian government troops killed at least two pro-Russia separatist gunmen in Slovyansk on Thursday and drove away others occupying key public buildings in the city of Mariupol in an operation the Kremlin condemned as the Kiev...
| May 20, 2014
| 7:22 PM
The Obama administration's dispute with the Kremlin over the unrest in Ukraine has turned to a new controversy: whether heavily armed men in a grainy image are trigger-happy American mercenaries in Ukraine or a police SWAT team in New Orleans after...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 12:30 PM
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...
| Jan 19, 2014
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...
| Dec 12, 2013
In "Command Authority," the first Tom Clancy espionage/military thriller published since the megaselling author's death in October, the Cold War is alive and well. It never really ended, in fact, bringing Clancy's Jack Ryan series — featuring the...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 2:30 PM
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...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 12:55 PM
WASHINGTON – A Northern California man with dual U.S.-Iranian citizenship has been arrested in Estonia and flown to New York on federal felony charges that he tried to acquire illegal surface-to-air missiles for the government in Tehran.
| Aug 1, 2013
What do you think of when you think of Chicago?
Skyscrapers, of course. Growing up in downstate Illinois, the city's skyscrapers were the inspiration for my choosing architecture. [my book is on nineteenth and early 20th century skyscrapers, so this...
| May 6, 2013
| 7:39 PM
Tagged by U.S. authorities in 2009 for his role in a North Korean weapons procurement channel, Taiwanese businessman Hsien Tai Tsai "Alex" Tsai was banned from doing business in the United States.
But in a federal criminal complaint unsealed Monday in a...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 6:50 AM
Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman caused an angry Twitter tirade last year from Estonia's president, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, concerning the efficacy of the country's economic reforms.
Now the electronic spat has been turned into a 16-minute vocal...