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· January, 2007

Stories about Romania from January, 2007

Ukraine, Romania: Serpent Island Dispute

Ukraine List writes about a Ukrainian-Romanian dispute over Serpent Island: “The island itself is just a small chunk of limestone (.17 km sq.) with a layer of topsoil. […] The...

Romania: EU Residency Permit

Csikszereda Musings has just received his third residency permit for Romania in two years: “Because now, of course, Romania is in the EU, and my ability to stay here is...

Romania: On Resourcefulness

Romerican reports on the amazing resourcefulness of Romanians: “When you have given up all reasonable hope of finding a corkscrew and resigned yourself to suffering without wine, the ingenious engineering...

Romania: Media vs Blogs

Owlspotting writes about the situation with the Romanian mainstream media and bloggers: “So my problem with hailing Romanian bloggers as the salvation of Romanian journalism (or at least a serious...

Ukraine, Romania: The Bridge

Ukraine List reports that a bridge has finally been constructed to connect two villages – one in Ukraine, the other in Romania: “The bridge was even the subject of a...

Romania: Best of Everything

Csikszereda Musings presents the Best of Romania Awards 2007.

Romania: Bucharest Celebrates

Romerican writes and posts pictures on the recent celebrations in Romania's capital: “The 2007 Revelion wasn’t going to be just another celebration of a new year. No, no, it was...

Romania: “2006 ‘Best Of’ Miercurea Ciuc Awards”

Csikszereda musings posts “the official 2006 ‘Best Of’ Miercurea Ciuc awards.”

Romania: Media Attention

Andy H of Csikszereda musings is willing to talk to the press: “Still, if anyone else wants to contact me to pick my brains on the EU, Romania and the...

Europe: Migration

Further Ramblings of a N.Irish Magyar posts some “more migrating piffle.”

Europe: EU Enlarement; “Stars and Soggy Bottoms”

The Economist‘s Edward Lucas on the EU's newest members – and on Central and East European “stars and soggy bottoms.”

Romania: Welcome to Europe! Photos

Csikszereda Musings posts some hilarious local EU-entry-related pictures.

Romania: “Crumbs”

Csikszereda Musings writes about the two-day New Year's partying ordeal: “Crumbs is this: The next day after a party, in the afternoon, you all go back to the house of...

Romania: Singing Carols

“Memories from Romania: On the last day I spent in [Onesti] many of the students came to the Cancelarie (staff room) to sing carols for the teachers. I had absolutely...

Bulgaria, Romania: New EU Members

Europhobia writes about Europe's muted reaction to the arrival of the EU's two new members on Jan. 1: “Personally, I reckon the lack of coverage and debate is thanks to...

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