19 March 2018
The Cowards in the Backseat

The shadowy figures looming over political life in Romania and Poland offer cautionary tales for Slovakia.

By Martin Ehl
8 March 2018
German and Romanian Police Crack Trafficking Ring

Investigators say migrants paid smugglers up to $6,000 for transport from Turkey to Western Europe.

28 February 2018
Always on the Agenda Premium

The Romanian media has to constantly defend its freedom in the face of never-ending threats of encroachment from the ruling class.

By Peter Gross
15 February 2018
Can the Romanian Economic Miracle Last? Premium

Experts say high growth rates on the back of government handouts are unsustainable.

9 February 2018
Romania’s Corruption Fighters Score Another Takedown Premium

Lawmakers and pundits are scrutinizing the anti-graft unit’s close ties to the country’s main spy agency.

18 January 2018
Romanian Kingmakers Pick New Premier Premium

The ruling Social Democrats retain their hold on power despite a string of scandals and political defeats.

16 January 2018
Romania’s Tudose Falls in Power Struggle Premium

For the second time in less than a year, Social Democrat top brass push a prime minister out of office.

12 January 2018
Pedophile Cop Scandal Engulfs Romanian Ministry of Interior Premium

Ministers are at odds over police reshuffle, amid allegations that superiors turned a blind eye to suspect’s behavior.

19 December 2017
Revisiting Europe’s Muslim Heartland Premium

In their new book, two French scholars provide valuable insights on Balkan history over the past 200 years.

By John K. Cox
18 December 2017
Romanian Protesters Channel Memory of Dead King Premium

Rallies against changes to criminal procedure cap a year of roiling public anger at the government.



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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.

This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes. 

It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.

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