· July, 2006

Stories about Romania from July, 2006

Romania: “Spy Kids”

  21 July 2006

Doug Muir of A Fistful of Euros writes about “spy kids,” one of the legacies of Romania's Communist past: “Huge flap in Romania this week, as it’s been revealed that the Communist-era secret police recruited children to spy on parents and classmates.”

Romania: Targu Mures

  20 July 2006

Owlspotting writes about his native town: “[…] my hometown of Targu Mures (also called Targu-Mures, Tirgu Mures and more recently Tirgu-Mures; the latter is the spelling used by city officials).”

Romania: “Ask a Romanian”

  18 July 2006

Owlspotting are introducing a new “(hopefully) weekly” Q&A feature, Ask a Romanian. The first question answered is on whether “Romanians drink vodka tonic.”