Stories about Romania from April, 2007
Two blogs comment on the situation in Romania. Transatlantic Politics: “Four months after Romanian accession, it is clear that not even the post-accession monitoring mechanisms imposed by Brussels and the threat of safeguard clauses are real means of pressure for the Romanian politicians.” Romerican: “I often sense a deep hopelessness...
Greece: The Roma
Romania International Media Watch links to a blog on discrimination of the Roma population of Greece – The Roma Series, by Devious Diva: “Unfortunately, there is seems to be very little tolerance in the Greek society for Roma people or/and especially for people like DD who have been writing about...
Ukraine, Romania: Political Similarities
Transatlantic Politics finds similarities between the current political situation in Ukraine and in Romania – here and here: “The ‘orange revolution’ in Ukraine and the ‘orange elections’ in Romania are ending in very similar ways: an anti-reformist majority in the Parliament is backing the Premier and trying to impeach the...
Romania: Old Cars
Romerican‘s dream of a Trabant has been replaced with something else: “There may not be a lot of nostalgia for old cars in Romania right now, but as more time passes the wounds get healed, average incomes rise, and the number of wealthy people grow.”
Romania: More Bucharest Pics
More pictures of Bucharest at Novala, Europa.
Romania: Bucharest Pics
Pictures of Bucharest, at Novala, Europa.
Romerican writes about “a crude start” of a recycling initiative in Brasov.
Romania: Cyrillic Script
Blog Bucharest provides a link to a Romanian-language Wikipedia page written in Cyrillic script and explains this particular “language issue” a bit.
Romania: Stray Dogs
Blog Bucharest writes about stray dogs in Romania's capital.