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27 years since the Romanian Revolution. Many victims, no one held responsible

27 years are commemorated these days from the Romanian Revolution that toppled down the communist rule. Over 1,000 people died, while another 3,000 were injured in the bloody conflict. Initially closed down, the Revolution case has been re-opened this year, ...

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17 Romanian claimers to receive EUR 15,000 each in the Revolution file

Each of the 17 Romanians who filed complaints against the Romanian state in the 1989 Revolution file will receive EUR 15,000 plus trial expenses, following a court decision ruled by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Tuesday. According ...

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December 21, the day when the anti-communist Revolution began in Bucharest

26 years ago, the Revolution toppling down the communist regime broke out in Bucharest. After a fiery night, the Ceaușscu couple was flying away, with the ruling being held by the people in the street, for a short time. What ...

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Romanian Revolution: case closed. Revolutionary association to challenge ruling

The military prosecutors from the Prosecutor’s Office upon the Supreme Court on Friday closed the 1989 Revolution file, which investigated 709 dead and 2,198 injured (1,855 shot and 924 remanded), arguing there are previous convictions for some of the crimes ...

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„Roads to 1989. East-Central Europe 1939-1989” exhibition on display in Bucharest as of mid-October

Universitatii Square in Bucharest will host an exhibition on the CEE’s path during 1939-1989 starting October 14. „Roads to 1989. East-Central Europe 1939-1989” exhibition designed by the historians belonging to the European Network Remembrance and Solidarity (REMS) is presenting the ...

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Mozart’s Requiem performed at Romanian Athenaeum to mark the 1989 Revolution

A commemorative performance marking 25 years since the Romanian Revolution will take place at the Romanian Athenaeum on December 21, starting 6 p.m. “George Enescu” Philarmonic Orchestra, conducted by Horia Andreescu will perform “Requiem” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The concert ...

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Iohannis takes memories of 1989 Revolution to Facebook

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Returning from a private visit in USA on Sunday night, Romania’s President-elect Klaus Iohannis posted a new message on his Facebook page, inviting Romanians to look for images and testimonials of the 1989 Revolution in their personal archives. “We celebrate ...

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