Dau was filmed in a full-size replica of a Soviet scientific institute featuring real-life physicists, Communist party bosses and former KGB agents. But you might never get the chance to see the results of the huge production.
After Russia's annexation of Crimea, the stand-off between the two countries is spreading to Ukraine's eastern regions. A reporter with our partner Frontline saw Russian and Ukrainian troops massing at the border, and tense streets in the city of Kharkiv.
Kharkov's Zoo in eastern Ukraine has been in the news over a shortage of funding and food. But when Kharkov-born writer Alina Simone saw the news, it hit even closer to home. Her dad worked as a night watchman at the zoo.
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