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· November, 2008

Stories about Romania from November, 2008

Romania: A Quick Primer on Nov. 30 Election

  29 November 2008

Csíkszereda Musings writes about the upcoming Nov. 30 parliamentary election and “the shifting allegiances in Romanian politics”: “The other two major parties were allies four years ago, but now seem to hate each other's guts.”

Romania: Elections and Gazprom

  14 November 2008

Kosmopolito writes that in Romania, “[t]he fight against corruption is ongoing and is progressing according to schedule: endless” – and as the country prepares for the parliamentary election on Nov. 30, “[m]ost likely it will not vote”: “Those who will vote, will have to choose pretty much the same thing....

Romania, U.S.: Discussing the Election

  5 November 2008

Corina Murafa writes about the seeming lack of interest in the U.S. election in Romania: “A very interesting debate – “The American Night” – is broadcast on TV as we speak, with influential Romanian opinion makers discussing the US elections. Before this nonetheless, few Romanian bloggers discussed this subject –...

Poland, Romania, U.S.: Fear of Obama

  5 November 2008

The beatroot and Csíkszereda musings report on how the possibility of Obama becoming the next U.S. president is feeding the fears of the apocalyptically-minded individuals – and how Poland and Romania feature in these “prophecies.”

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