12 December 2017
Bulgaria and Romania Look Longingly to Schengen

Ten years after entering the EU, there is one unticked box for the Black Sea pair: membership in the passport-free zone.

6 December 2017
Last Romanian King Dies at 96

After abdicating when the communists took power in the aftermath of World War II, King Michael lived most of his life in exile.

28 November 2017
Romania’s History Through Its Newspapers

A decade after its founding, the ‘Sever Bocu’ press museum is making a name among institutions devoted to preserving southeastern European cultural history.

By Peter Gross
27 November 2017
New Romanian Protests Break Out Against Overhaul of Judiciary and Taxes

In the largest protests this fall, around 30,000 people expressed their discontent with several legislative proposals put forth by the Social Democrat coalition.

24 November 2017
Chinese Company Said Eyeing Media Giant CME

Time Warner-owned company dominates TV market across a wide swathe of Central and Eastern Europe.

21 November 2017
Europe’s Child Poverty Hot Spots

Risk of poverty is high in Balkans, Baltics, and southern Europe, while Slovenia and Czech Republic are doing better.

14 November 2017
Fraud Charges Hit Romanian Ruling Party Leader Premium

Indictments against Liviu Dragnea and others come amid new anti-government protests, as the Romanian leu drops to a record low.

6 November 2017
Romanians Take to the Streets Against Justice Overhaul Premium

In addition to clearing the way to the presidency for people with criminal convictions, the legislative proposal would also hinder the investigation of magistrates, say critics.

30 October 2017
Other Images, the Same World
Discovered after almost half a century, the undeveloped works of Romanian photographer Costica Acsinte feed into an insatiable hunger for the past. From Decat o Revista.
By Gabriela Piturlea
23 October 2017
Wage Hikes and Tax Reforms Confuse, Divide Romanians Premium

Plans of major fiscal overhauls, including a social security payment shift, in the EU’s fastest-growing economy are not welcomed by everybody.



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Moldovan diaries

The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.

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