12 July 2016
Romanian Food Law Angers Big Retailers

The controversial law requires supermarkets to locally source at least 51 percent of many products.

30 June 2016
Romania Accused of Hosting Secret CIA Prisons

First time that Romania’s involvement in American torture programs has been brought before a court of law.

21 June 2016
Controversial Figure in Romanian Revolution Dies at 88
Friend, then foe of Ceausescu regime went to prison for ordering the killing of protesters during chaotic regime change in 1989.
14 June 2016
Romania May Reopen 1989 Revolution Case Premium

Investigation into hundreds of civilian deaths during uprising was declared classified last year before any trials began.

3 June 2016
Romanian Pharma Execs in Money Laundering Probe Premium

Company owner died in high-speed car crash days before prosecutors were to charge him in connection with disinfectant scandal.

1 June 2016
One Good Cop Is Not Enough Premium

Some recent cases in Romania and Hungary are heartening, but much more is needed to improve trust in public institutions.

By Martin Ehl
31 May 2016
Romania Unveils Massive Sculpture Premium
A recently inaugurated monument commemorating the victims of Communism has divided public opinion, with some criticizing its location and style.
27 May 2016
Romanian Cinema Feted Yet Again Premium

After more success for the country’s films at the Cannes Film Festival, talk again has turned to the prolonged run of quality that the country has managed for over a decade.

24 May 2016
Romanian Hospital Scandal Takes Deadly Turn Premium
Central figure in investigation apparently dead in car crash.
23 May 2016
Romanian Cop Becomes Facebook Star Premium

A traffic police officer who documents stories from his job has amassed a loyal following on the Internet.




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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