The US Ambassador to Romania is spiraling into madness Continue reading Worms Are Eating Adrian Zuckerman’s Brain
If you feel intimidated by Pridnestrovie, you really need to give your balls a tug. Continue reading A Special Conversation
A good ol’ American dad with his two cornfed boys visited Tiraspol and Bender… and had a wonderful time. Continue reading Safe for Kids!
On May 20, 2018, voters in Chisinau headed to the polls for the first round of what was a very low-key and boring election. Since 2007, Chisinau has been run like a personal fiefdom by Dorin Chirtoaca, a close personal friend of former Romanian President Traian Basescu. Chirtoaca was re-elected in 2015 and should still be in office today except that he was arrested in … Continue reading The Curious Case of the Chisinau Mayoral Race
Every capital city has its secrets, but Bucharest has a couple of unusual ones. One of them is this monument, currently located in the downtown Cismigiu Park. To understand why it’s there, we have to go back to the dark days of World War 2. Operation Tidal Wave As I’ve written about before, one of the strangest bits of historical trivia is that Romania is … Continue reading The Great Liberators