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Back in ’89…

By Dana Tudose Tianu Writer T.O. Bobe went to high-school in the mid 80s and could not have imagined how his life would change at the close of 1989. But the predictable and limiting options that would ha...

The Legacy of the Romanian Revolution

by Alexandru Gussi - PhD in Political Science (Paris, 2007), Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Bucharest University Armand Gosu - PhD in Russian History (Moscow, 1998), Associate Profess...

Revisiting the Revolution

By Rupert Wolfe Murray Romanians are sensitive about their revolution, so what gives me -- a foreigner -- the right to comment on it?   In 1989 I was a journalist in Scotland covering the revol...

Gone to a Revolution, Back Soon

By Alison Mutler We were flying towards Bucharest when the message came into the cockpit that there was gunfire at Otopeni Airport making landing dangerous. The pilot who’d volunteered for the flight, was o...

‘Tis the Season to Save Forests

By Adriana Trocea, World Wildlife Fund There’s probably no better season to enjoy forests in Romania than Autumn. Hop on a train and, no matter where you are, you’ll soon pass by a forest dressed in the war...

OZB Editorial: Ceafa de Porc

By Douglas Williams, Publisher My goodness Romania is gorgeous. Like really, heart-stoppingly, breath-takingly gorgeous. I’ve just been fortunate enough to spend some time out amongst the forests that are c...

Made in Romania

By Douglas Williams, Publisher At the beginning of this millennium there was a UK clothing brand called French Connection which some branding genius abbreviated to “FCUK” and this brand became fashionable a...