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ioanapetrescu

Aioli

Today’s is International Women’s Day, increasingly important in the United States but a long-time holiday of major standing here in Romania. And so you’d think that I’d be quite happy about the fact that the new Ponta 3 cabinet has a number of female members, including Ioana Maria Petrescu, the new Minister of Public Finance…. Read More ›

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thatawkwardmoment

Game, Set and Match

I’ve had a number of people here in Romania as well as from the Republic of Moldova ask me if the ongoing conflict in Ukraine is going to spread and possibly affect them, especially as some of the local media has been drumming up the threat of an armed conflict. I’ll tell you right now… Read More ›

dacianwolf

A Vegetarian Wizard in Romania

Lately my eyes have been bleeding after spending countless hours reading through old Communist-era documents, chock full of interminable Marxist terms like “irredentist” and all of them written in the tiresome old Slavic orthography wherein ei sunt was written as ei sȃnt and the like. Therefore I thought it would be a bit of a… Read More ›