6 February 2019
Romanian Justice Minister Vows to Block EU Appointment of Former Anti-Corruption Prosecutor

Laura Codruta Kovesi is leading candidate for newly created position of EU public prosecutor.

10 January 2019
The Fresh Spring of Ignorance Premium

Long after the fall of both the Nazi and communist regimes, today's new authoritarians have come up with creative ways to wash away inconvenient knowledge.

By Peter Gross
7 January 2019
Romanian Engineer Who Saved Churches From Communist Bulldozers Dies Premium

Eugeniu Iordachescu’s efforts saved country’s heritage in the midst of Ceausescu’s megalomaniacal overhaul of Bucharest.

2 January 2019
Juncker’s New Year Message to Bucharest: Get Real Premium

Commission boss’s less than welcoming remarks signal a torrid time ahead as Romania takes over EU reins.

17 December 2018
Bucharest Blusters Ahead of EU Presidency Premium

Ruling party demands respect from Eurocrats, calls for end to West-East split.

30 November 2018
Opening the Samizdat Time Capsule Premium

The year 2019 will mark the 30th anniversary of Central and Eastern European countries escaping the socio-political and cultural monopoly created by Marxism-Leninism, as shown by the underground publications of the era.

By Peter Gross
26 November 2018
Unfinished Romanian Mega-Cathedral Is Inaugurated Premium

Costly People’s Salvation Cathedral is the tallest Orthodox cathedral in the world.

21 November 2018
Cool Hands in the Delta

In his most recent documentary, ‘Delta,’ director Oleksandr Techynskyi tiptoes through the icy and dangerous waters of the Ukrainian Danube. From Decat o Revista, a quarterly magazine publishing narrative nonfiction from Romania.

By Gabriela Piturlea
20 November 2018
Romanian Cabinet Ministers Bounced as EU Presidency Nears Premium

Justice commissioner visits Bucharest to drive home serious concerns over government’s steps to blur the separation of powers.

12 November 2018
OCCRP Stands by Romanian Media Outlet Forced to Reveal Investigation Sources Premium

Romanian Data Protection Authority orders RISE Project to disclose sources in investigation targeting group close to Social Democrat leader Liviu Dragnea.



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