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The government is to approve the budget, MPs have boosted their immunity from prosecution, Three Romanians arrested for allegedly stealing paintings
The center-left government is expected to approve this year's budget and send it to parliament
Members of parliament have voted to boost their immunity from prosecution, a move set to annoy a European Commission already exasperated by Romania's hesitant efforts to tackle high-level corruption.
Romanian authorities have arrested three men suspected of stealing paintings by Picasso, Matisse and Monet from Rotterdam's Kunsthal museum in October
Balkan Insight has not verified the facts in the original press reports and cannot vouch for their accuracy
Optimism about reform under the new government fades as the new team delays enacting the promised media strategy and takes effective control of the media through the familiar tactics of targeted advertising and hidden ownership.