Regions / Romania
By failing to implement economic reforms, Romania lagged behind the rest of East-Central Europe.
Those of a certain age had the best chance of participating in shaping the post-revolutionary environment in East-Central Europe.
Romania seemed to have dodged a bullet on nationalist extremism, but Journalist Petru Clej disagrees.
A growing movement among Roma activists looks to celebrate their ancestors' resistance to persecution — and to pick up where they left off.
The countries of the former Warsaw Pact are not knuckling under to pressure from Russia. They're trying to avoid a new cold war.
Romanian educators perpetuate a vicious cycle of failure with Roma children.
A quarter century after the fall of Ceausescu, there are still many institutions and orphanages throughout Romania.
Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu’s “urban renewal” ripped the heart out of Bucharest .
Romanian poet George Bacovia observed that Romania is a sad country, but one full of humor.
Many of the citizens of Transylvania in Romania are of Hungarian descent and speak Hungarian.