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Romania ranks first in the EU on corruption in schools

Corruption in the Romanian schools is a reality and both parents and children are forced to face it on a daily basis. An „Eurofund” survey on the perception Europeans have on the quality of life in their countries, shows, among ...

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Elena Udrea reacts after Costa Rica media reports, says is Securitate operation

Former Tourism Minister, Elena Udrea, now in Costa Rica, reacted on Saturday, on Facebook, after an article about her and ‘Romanian fugitives’ was published by the local media. Udrea says nothing is accidental and wonders what’s next: a poisoning with ...

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US Department of State human rights report on Romania: Corruption remains widespread phenomenon. Bribes still common. Politicians hold media influence

Corruption remains a widespread phenomenon in Romania and bribery is still a common practice in the public sector, according to the US Department of State report on respect for human rights in Romania in 2017. The document reads that politicians ...

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Update3: Elena Udrea claims she has political refugee status in Costa Rica. Supreme Court rejects assertion. Sentence postponed

Elena Udrea has been granted the political refugee status in Costa Rica, one of the lawyers of the former minister has told the High Court of Cassation and Justice (ICCJ – Supreme Court) on Friday, which was at the last ...

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Ex-president of Romania’s Chamber of Commerce, Mihail Vlasov, released on parole

Former president of the Romania’s Chamber of Commerce, Mihail Vlasov, has been released on parole from the penitentiary in Vaslui where he was serving a five-year jail sentence for corruption. The ruling pronounced by the Vaslui Tribunal is final, with ...

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Sebastian Ghita, acquitted in the file where he is charged with bribing ex-Ploiesti mayor

Romania’s Supreme Court has acquitted former deputy and businessman Sebastian Ghita in the trial where he is investigated for bribery, abetment in abuse of office and money laundering, next to former mayor of Ploiesti, Iulian Badescu. The former mayor, tried ...

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DNA requests 10 years in prison for Sebastian Ghita

The National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) has called for 10 years imprisonment sentence for Sebastian Ghita, in his first file, involving the former Mayor of Ploiesti, Iulian Badescu, a punishment close to the maximum limit. Sebastian Ghita is accused in this ...

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Ex-Finance minister Darius Valcov, indicted in new corruption file for bribing a land register clerk

Former Finance minister and former mayor of Slatina, Darius Valcov, was indicted in a new corruption file, being charged with abetment in bribery and bribery. Prosecutors say Valcov has bribed a clerk within the land register office. Investigators accuse Valcov ...

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