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Tag Archives: Russia

  1. Pawn Sacrifice (2015) – Tobey Maguire, Liev Schreiber: BioDrama HD

    American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer (Tobey Maguire) finds himself caught between two superpowers when he challenges the Soviet Empire. Also starring Liev Schreiber and Peter Sarsgaard, Pawn Sacrifice chronicles Fischer’s terrifying struggles with genius and madness, and the rise and fall of a kid from Brooklyn who captured the imagination of the world.

    June 1, 2015Games, Political, Video GalleryNo comments

    Saturday nights are for HBO. During the month of June, HBO delivers action, horror, comedy and sci-fi hits to the screen each Saturday at 21:00 hrs. AST*, exclusively in the Caribbean. Denzel Washington stars in The Equalizer (Saturday, June 6), an action thriller film directed by Antoine Fuqua (Training Day, King Arthur) based on the […]

    May 30, 2015CinemaNo comments

    Discussions on ways to strengthen bilateral relations and cooperation between the Russian Federation and St. Kitts and Nevis have taken place in the capitol Basseterre. This was among topics reviewed at meeting on Tuesday (May 26) with St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister, Dr. Timothy Harris and His Excellency Vladimir Polenov, the Russian Federation’s Ambassador […]

    May 26, 2015Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  4. FORBIDDEN EMPIRE – Charles Dance & Jason Flemyng (Fantasy: 2015)

    An 18th century English cartographer, Jonathan Green, sets out on a journey to map the uncharted lands of Transylvania, only to discover the dark secrets and dangerous creatures hidden in a cursed, fantastical Ukrainian forest.

    May 9, 2015Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window & Disappeared

    Powered by the antics of a mischievous centenarian on the run, blockbuster comedy The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed out the Window and Disappeared abounds with irreverent charm. After a long and colorful life working in munitions and getting entangled in the Spanish Civil War, the Manhattan Project, and other definitive events of the 20th century, […]

    April 26, 2015Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  6. “TANGERINES” (2015): Anti-War Drama directed by Zaza Urushadze

    Set in 1992, during the growing conflict between Georgia and Abkhazian separatists in the wake of the Soviet Union’s dissolution, this compassionate tale focuses on two Estonian immigrant farmers who decide to remain in Georgia long enough to harvest their tangerine crop. When the war comes to their doorsteps, Ivo (played by legendary Estonian actor […]

    March 23, 2015Cinema, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments

    HBO presents the exclusive premiere of Captain America: The Winter Soldier; this Saturday, February 28th at 21:00hrs AST* in the Caribbean. Now he’s being sent on a mission with agent Natasha Romanoff, also known as Black Widow, and new ally Sam Wilson (or Falcon), to free hostages aboard one of their vessels after an attack […]

    February 27, 2015CinemaNo comments
  8. “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” Armie Hammer, fea. Henry Cavill (2015)

    Set against the backdrop of the early 1960s, at the height of the Cold War, “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” centers on CIA agent Solo and KGB agent Kuryakin. Forced to put aside longstanding hostilities, the two team up on a joint mission to stop a mysterious international criminal organization, which is bent on destabilizing the […]

    February 16, 2015Cinema, Events, Video GalleryNo comments
  9. CHILD 44: (Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman & Noomi Rapace – CRIME HD)

    A politically-charged serial killer thriller set in 1953 Soviet Russia, CHILD 44 chronicles the crisis of conscience for secret police agent Leo Demidov (Tom Hardy), who loses status, power and home when he refuses to denounce his own wife, Raisa (Noomi Rapace), as a traitor. Exiled from Moscow to a grim provincial outpost, Leo and […]

    January 31, 2015Cinema, Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  10. “A New Sino-Russian Alliance?” By Joseph S. Nye (Project Syndicate)

    Some analysts believe that 2014 ushered in a new era of Cold War-style geopolitics. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine and annexation of Crimea was met with heavy economic sanctions from Europe and the United States, weakening Russia’s ties with the West and leaving the Kremlin eager to strengthen ties with China. The question […]

    January 20, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  11. Project Syndicate: ASLUND – Putin in Denial

    As 2014 came to a close, an enormous financial crisis erupted in Russia. World oil prices had fallen by almost half since mid-June, and the ruble plummeted in December, finishing the year down by a similar margin. Russia’s international reserves have fallen by $135 billion, and inflation has reached double digits. Things are only going […]

    January 16, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  12. Four Bulgarians arrested in Dominican Republic suspected of ATM scams

    Santo Domingo’s Police High Tech Crimes division (Dicat) has announced the arrest of four Bulgarians at a bank branch in Sosua, Puerto Plata province. They were named as Georgi Pirulev, Ivan Kalotavi, Miroslav Anastasov and Lilazko Raikov, as reported in Hoy. The Dicat says they suspect they are the same people who have being carrying […]

    January 9, 2015TechnologyNo comments
  13. The Human Rights Revolution: GURIEV – Facebook Faces Down Putin

    On December 20, Russia’s government requested that Facebook block a page used to rally opponents of President Vladimir Putin. Facebook initially agreed, but allowed a new page to be opened the next day. By demonstrating that at least some Western companies care about values that cannot be expressed on their bottom line, Facebook undermined a […]

    January 9, 2015Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  14. IPI Executive Director Alison Bethel McKenzie to leave at the end of 2014

    As the New Year approaches I would like to announce changes in the leadership of the International Press Institute (IPI), a world’s leading organization fighting for press freedom, protection of human rights, freedom of expression, as well as the promotion of the free flow of information and high standards of journalism. During her five years […]

    December 12, 2014Political, ReviewNo comments

    HBO presents the exclusive premiere of Gravity this coming Saturday 13th December at 21:00hrs AST* on HBO in the Caribbean. The Oscar® winning film starring Sandra Bullock (Dr. Ryan Stone) and George Clooney (Matt Kowalski) tells the story of two astronauts stranded in space after the destruction of their shuttle. Directed by Oscar® winning director […]

    December 10, 2014CinemaNo comments
  16. ‘Leviathan’ – Director: Andrey Zvyagintsev, Russian Drama

    A present day social drama spanning multiple characters about the human insecurity in a “new country” which gradually unwinds to a mythological scale concerning the human condition on earth entirely.

    October 26, 2014Cinema, Travel, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. ‘The Equalizer’ Featurette – Denzel Washington & Antoine Fuqua

    In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can’t stand idly by – he has to […]

    September 17, 2014Cinema, Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  18. Pierce Brosnan is “The November Man” – Official Featurette

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    August 26, 2014Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. MORTDECAI: Adaptation, Kyril Bonfiglioli series (Johnny Depp, Comedy – 2014)

    Juggling some angry Russians, the British Mi5, his impossibly leggy wife and an international terrorist, debonair art dealer and part time rogue Charlie Mortdecai (Johnny Depp) must traverse the globe armed only with his good looks and special charm in a race to recover a stolen painting rumored to contain the code to a lost bank […]

    August 14, 2014Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  20. ‘The November Man’ – Pierce Brosnan (as if 007 made it past 60)

    An ex-CIA operative is brought back in on a very personal mission and finds himself pitted against his former pupil in a deadly game involving high level CIA officials and the Russian president-elect. (BASED ON THE BOOK SERIES)

    July 23, 2014Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  21. “The New Bank of BRICS: What’s in it for small economies?” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    It is news that should awaken the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) from their complacent attitude toward developing countries. It is also news that should confirm to the G20 that what used to be the G7 – a group of the seven industrialised nations – no longer controls the world’s financial affairs. […]

    July 19, 2014Business, EditorialNo comments
  22. Fidel & Raul pour a samovar for Vladimir, who says ‘Ole!’ – Russia’s leader stops in Havana, Meets Castro Bros.

    Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin made an official visit to Cuba this weekend. The visit, part of a wider Latin American tour, included a meeting with former Cuban leader Fidel Castro and current Cuban leader Raul Castro. In what was described as a “fraternal” meeting with Fidel, the two sides discussed “the growing economic and […]

    July 15, 2014Political, TravelNo comments
  23. Trinidad & Tobago Moves From ‘Red Tape To Red Carpet’ – Starting a Business down to 3 days from 43

    Trinidad & Tobago has created an enabling environment for foreign direct investment and will be moving from “red tape to red carpet.” So says twin-island Republic’s Minister of Trade, Industry, Investment and Communications, Senator Vasant Bharath, who put the spotlight on his country at the 2014 Invest Caribbean Now summit in New York City on June […]

    June 17, 2014BusinessNo comments
  24. “The Equalizer” (2014) – Denzel Washington: Movie HD June 15, 2014Cinema, Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  25. “The November Man” (2014) – Pierce Brosnan, Spy Movie HD June 7, 2014Cinema, Political, Video GalleryNo comments