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  • European Commission: Lithuania ready to join Eurozone in 2015

    Lithuania will become the 19th nation to adopt Europe's common currency next year when it joins its Baltic sister republics in the Eurozone. The European Commission announced Wednesday that the former Soviet republic that failed to meet Eurozone entry...
  • Vladimir Putin's shopping list: Which country could be next?

     Vladimir Putin's shopping list: Which country could be next?
    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...
  • 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'...
  • Biden on mission to reassure NATO allies in Eastern Europe

    WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Poland on Tuesday for a two-day tour to reassure Eastern European allies unnerved by Russian aggression in Ukraine that the United States is committed to their security. As Russian President Vladimir...
  • Russia's Crimea takeover breeding anarchy and fear throughout East

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...