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Back-kick to the communist-era parades? 3yo girl led to turn a somersault during parade occasioned by PM Dancila’s visit to Pitesti

The mass media reported over the weekend and also released photos of the event prepared by the local authorities in Pitesti, Arges county, on the occasion of the visit paid by PM Viorica Dancila in the city on Friday morning. ...

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75pc of Romanians believe the country is going in the wrong direction, 46pc say 2018 will be worse, survey reveals

75% of Romanians believe things are going in the wrong direction in Romania, according to an IRES survey released on Friday. The survey shows that 17% of respondents are satisfied with the direction Romania is heading, 7% think things are ...

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President Iohannis: Romanians cried out in 1989 ‘Down with communism!’ today this cry is heard again

President Klaus Iohannis has sent on Thursday a message on the 28th anniversary of the Revolution, showing that in 1989 the Romanians demanded “Down with communism!” and this cry is still heard as a signal given to politicians who prove ...

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„Wałęsa” biopic screened in Bucharest

The life of legendary “Solidarity” leader Lech Wałęsa, who contributed to the fall of communism in Poland and CEE, is masterly presented by the Oscar winner, film director Andrzej Wajda in the „Wałęsa” movie, which can be seen at Make ...

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The Palace of Parliament, in the limelight again

The Palace of Parliament in Bucharest gets into the limelight again, after a famous travel website, Amusing Planet covers an ample feature on the impressive, fancy edifice built during the communist regime, at former dictator Nicolae Ceausescu’s special request. The ...

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Prosecutor General Tiberiu Nitu tells ‘El Pais’: The scourge of corruption affects all levels of Romanian society

Corruption is one of the biggest problems of the Romanian society, which primarily affects the public administration, but also education, health or police, the Prosecutor General of Romania, Tiberiu Nitu, said in an interview posted on Wednesday on the online ...

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Art censure debated soon in Bucharest

An event dedicated to censure in music, film and theatre in Romania during communism will run for three days in Bucharest the upcoming month, during November 3-5. The project, organized by the Center of Contemporary History Studies in partnership with ...

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