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Bucharest is offering to pull its impoverished neighbour closer towards the European Union – but analysts warn that imminent progress in that direction remains unlikely.
Our BIRN correspondent recalls the stirring events of 20 years ago, which toppled a hated regime but which now leave many people feeling ambivalent.
President’s razor-thin victory margin is not likely to bring Romania the stability it needs to undertake painful, necessary reforms.
Austerity measures are crucial if the country is to weather the economic crisis. But there is no government to act.
Andrew Kerr laments the increasing use of English by Romanian Pop Stars.
Protests reveal depth of alienation from pro-Russian regime on the part of those yearning for integration with the West.
The Orthodox Church leads public opposition to proposals to exempt consenting adults from prosecution for incest.
Marcus Tanner explores the land that gave birth to one of Europe's greatest monarchs, Mattthias Corvinus, whose memory lives on throughout his former domains.
While prospects look bright for coal workers in Bulgaria, the fate of their once powerful counterparts in Romania is more uncertain.
Read the articles by the ten journalists selected from Southeast Europe to participate in the 2008 programme of the Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence here.
A revamped electoral system brought expectations of change but the November 30 polls show Romanians are stuck with the same old politicians.