A Long Road Ahead and Only Limited Time – New Romanian Government Takes Office

08 Nov - 05 Dec 2015

A new government for the New Year ++ The priorities of the new government ++ National Day festivities ++ Romanian Hungarian nationalist plans bomb attack. by Doris Manu

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Death of a Policeman, Unpunished Crimes and Mismanagement – The Endless Column of Irresponsibility

11 Oct - 14 Nov 2015

Dying in the name of…? ++ Let the miners come to me – unpunished crimes prosecuted after 25 years ++ Sisyphus’s highway to hell – the never-ending story of infrastructural mismanagement. by Eva Chitul

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The Spark That Started a Revolution – Fire Disaster Causes Government's Downfall

Special insights on recent developments - 08 Nov 2015

An accident during a rock concert led to the death of (now) 44 people and the injury of 180. The disaster triggered a series of events across Romania and the diaspora, showing that the roots of discontent with how the country is governed go far deeper than the tragic event in Bucharest. by Eva Chitul

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“There is no silver bullet in fighting corruption in Romania”

Interview with anti-corruption expert Laura Ştefan - 03 Nov 2015

The anti-corruption crusade in Romania appears to be on overdrive. Yet however intense the rhythm of the Anti-Corruption Directorate (DNA), whatever number of cases opened, indictments made and sentences given, with every passing month a new circle of Dante’s hell is unveiled for the Romanian people. by Eva Chitul

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Volkswagen 'Dieselgate' Provokes Earthquake While PM Ponta Survives Censure Motion

13 Sep - 10 Oct 2015

VW emissions scandal – a silent earthquake for common Romanians ++ Liberals' censure motion rejected – PM Ponta “I won’t leave office” ++ The new academic year starts – another game of chess between numbers and performance. by Flavian-Catalin Pah

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