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· March, 2009

Stories about Romania from March, 2009

Ukraine: Relations With Russia and Romania

  31 March 2009

Steve Bandera of Kyiv Scoop writes: “While Russian strategists declare Ukraine “a failed state” on the verge of losing its sovereignty, some Romanian officials and media are suggesting that only part of Ukraine, with its capital in Lviv, can ever come under the alliance’s euroatlantic umbrella.”

Romania: TV Ad Breaks

  27 March 2009

Csíkszereda musings writes about ad breaks on Romanian TV: “In Romania, you can not only go to the toilet, you could run a bath, lie in it for half an hour until the water gets too cold, get out, shave, trim your nose hairs, get dressed, go to the kitchen,...

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Global: Bubbles, Bailouts and Stimulus Plans

  18 March 2009

Identifying the economic woes of the United States is crucial. But we should also understand that other countries are also grappling with bankrupt companies and shrinking economies. Many countries are also implementing their own stimulus plans. What are some of the examples used by bloggers around the world when they discuss the bubble economies, bailout of banks and stimulus plans of their countries?

Hungary: Subtitling vs Dubbing

  14 March 2009

Csíkszereda Musings is campaigning against Hungarian TV dubbing – and in favor of subtitling: “My problem is that saying that you are the world’s best dubbers is akin to saying that X is the world’s best instant coffee. It may be true, and you may even be proud of it,...

Romania: European Parliament Salaries

  6 March 2009

Kosmopolito reports: “On June 7, Romanians will go to the polls to vote for the 33 MEPs who will be representing them in Brussels for the next five years. […] Unlike the current MEPs, who get paid the same amount as the members of Parliament in their respective countries, the...

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