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· May, 2007

Stories about Romania from May, 2007

Lithuania: Homophobia

Music and Life – Everywhere! writes about homophobia in Lithuania and a few other EU member states.

Romania: Pilgrimage to Csiksomlyo

About half a million Catholics from Hungary and Romania make an annual pilgrimage to see Our Lady of Csiksomlyo, Csikszereda Musings reports.

Romania: Referendum's Low Turnout

Csikszereda Musings writes on the results of the impeachment referendum and offers a few reasons for a low turnout: “This huge defeat to the sponsors of the referendum was, however,...

Romania: Impeachment Referendum

Transatlantic Politics and Edward Lucas – on the referendum on president Traian Basescu's impeachment.

Romania: “Urban Contrast”

Owlspotting posts pictures of Romania's old and new neighborhoods: “As metal rusts on one edge of town, metal gives birth to new neighborhoods at the other. Cities are expanding, people...

The EU: “The ‘Balkans’ They Love to Hate”

TOL's The nEUrosis critiques a Times’ story on the EU's newest members: “But rather than explaining the situation, the article goes on to provide no explanation or example why Bulgaria...

Moldova, Romania: Travel Notes

The Economist's Edward Lucas writes about his recent trip to Moldova, Transdniestria, Romania and Ukraine – here, here, here and here (the last installment is due to be posted Friday).

Ukraine, Romania: Bukovyna

Citizenshift travels through Bukovyna, posting pictures and sharing stories of the Hutsuls living in a village on the Ukrainian-Romanian border.

Romania: Political Crisis

A week ago, Kosmopolit posted an overview of the political crisis in Romania.

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