Sighet Memorial for victims of communist terror

It is one of those places you have to see to better understand history. During communism, in Romania there were functioning 44 political prisons and 72 forced labor camps. They were the place of torture and often death for something like 1 out of 10 Romanians in the first two decades after the second world […]

Anticommunist protests in Bucharest, in support of Twitter Revolution in Moldova

The protests against the communist government in power in Moldova arose sympathy in neighbor Romania as well as calls for reunification of the two Romanian states. At least one student was killed in Chisinau in what was called a “twitter revolution” as youngsters used social media to spread their message and gather for protests in […]

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