15 May 2017
Romanian Lawmakers Endorse Ban on Same-Sex Marriages

A Senate vote and a referendum are still needed to enshrine man-woman unions as the only legal form of marriage.

18 April 2017
Romania’s Fugitive Millionaire Caught in Serbia Premium

Sebastian Ghita – once a maverick entrepreneur, now facing investigation in several corruption cases – had fled after losing his parliamentary immunity. 

31 March 2017
Reunion Holiday Stirs Up Passions in Chisinau Premium

Chisinau sees Bucharest's decision to make the anniversary a public holiday as a way of fomenting unionist feelings. 

27 March 2017
Thousands March in Pro-Life Rallies in Romania and Moldova Premium

Representatives of the Orthodox Church were also present at the rallies, which included shows of support for traditional families, a touchy subject in Romania.

13 March 2017
Romania Urges Vaccinations to Stop Measles Outbreak Premium

Could the anti-vaccination movement be responsible for the deaths of 17 children?

9 March 2017
Multi-Speed Europe Plan Scrutinized Premium

Some Central and Eastern Europeans fear ending up on the periphery of the EU.

6 March 2017
Bill Targeting Ethnic Hungarians Criticized in Romania

Lawmaker insists that his proposal to criminalize attempts at 'changing the constitutional order' isn’t aimed at protesters. 

13 February 2017
Romanian Protesters Call for Government to Go Premium

Officials are working on a new law to replace controversial corruption decree.

3 February 2017
Romanian Government Resists Calls to Rescind Decree Premium

Large protests against move to weaken penalties for official corruption continued for the third consecutive day.

1 February 2017
‘Black Tuesday’ for Romanian Justice Premium

Adopted through late-night emergency ordinances, new legislation decriminalizing some corruption offences sets back years’ worth of efforts, say critics.





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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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