Dum dee dum, ho dee ho, I was just minding my business this week, reading through incredibly boring government announcements when I nearly fell out of my chair. Sometimes, it’s really easy to forget what a truly weird country Moldova is. The announcement I was reading is about the streamlining of 16 ministries into nine. So far, makes sense and sounds good. But as I … Continue reading The State Agency for the Protection of Morals
You know it’s rather easy to criticize Romania (as I do myself often when it’s merited) but it’s also good to take a look at what Romania does right. As I mentioned in my (in)famous article, Black and Blue, the post-1989 Revolution government should be applauded for not taking the Latvian route of denying citizenship and full rights to many of its minorities. The Gypsies, … Continue reading Hey, Hey, We’re the Tiny but Respected and Protected Minorities!