Romania

25 August 2016
Moldova Receives First Tranche of Romanian Loan

Initially rejected last November, the loan comes after pivotal IMF deal, and coincides with Romanian Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos’ first visit to Chisinau.

 
18 August 2016
Romania at Rio 2016: Dressed Down, and Underperforming

In addition to posting its worst Olympic results in the past half-century, the Romanian Olympic team has to put up with allegedly low-quality, athletic gear.

 
11 August 2016
Romania Dismisses Sky News Gun-Smuggling Story as ‘Setup’

British broadcast on arms trafficking in Romania scrutinized for alleged unethical journalistic conduct.

 
2 August 2016
Former Romanian Communist Officials to Stand Trial Over Death of Dissident

Four people were charged for arresting and abusing Gheorghe Ursu, a writer and dissident who died in police custody in 1985. 

 
28 July 2016
Romanian Council Upholds Plagiarism Verdict for Former PM

Although Victor Ponta formally gave up his title in 2014, he still claims that plagiarism charges are politically motivated.

 
12 July 2016
Romanian Food Law Angers Big Retailers Premium

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 Premium

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 Premium
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.

 

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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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