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Rasputin's daughter on a 1935 Wheaties box
She also later co-authored a cookbook, which includes recipes for jellied fish heads and her father's favorite, cod soup.
Fri May 17, 2013
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48 hours in Bucharest
Got 48 hours to explore Romania's capital and its eclectic mix of western architectural ideas, eastern imagery, 20th century totalitarian megalomania and buzzing nightlife? Reuters correspondents with local knowledge help visitors map the city's shift from one of Europe's most progressive urban centres at the start of the 20th century to a chaotic ... (more)
Jailed Romanian says he can secure world's ATMs
Valentin Boanta, sitting in his jail cell, proudly explains the device he has invented which, he says, could make the world's ATMs impregnable even to tech-savvy criminals like himself.
Thu May 16, 2013
Foundation and Manhattan DA launch anti-slavery initiative
Anca, a former Romanian sex slave, hides her face behind a poster in Bucharest in this December 1, 2006 file picture.
Wed May 15, 2013
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Romanian artist takes his art on the street
In this photo taken on April 4, 2013, Romanian artist Vasile Muresan, known as Murivale poses on one of his paintings in a parking lot, in Bucharest, Romania.
Tue May 14, 2013
Debts to the state, equal to the tax paid by 400,000 SMEs each year
There is, in the Romanian society, the feeling that banks do not grant enough loans.
Romanian embroidered blouse on display in New York
The Romanian embroidered peasant blouses will be on display at the Romanian Cultural Institute in New York starting Friday part of an evening of events under the generic title "La Blouse Roumaine", aimed at promoting the Romanian cultural identity in North America.
Since 1989, Romania has built a mere 400 km of motorway
Since 1989, that is for almost 25 years, Romania has built a mere 400 km of motorway.
Mon May 13, 2013
Energy ministers from Nabucco West project`s member states to gather in Bucharest
"Energy ministers from Nabucco West project`s member states are expected to meet late May in capital Bucharest," said Romanian State Minister for Energy Constantin Nita.
Telecom operator Vodafone Romania has launched 4G mobile internet for smartphones
Telecom operator Vodafone Romania has launched 4G mobile internet for smartphones as part of the RED packages which offer speeds of up to 100 Mbps.Vodafone has also announced it has expanded its 4G network in Bucharest to cover 27 percent of the population- or 500,000 inhabitants.... The first thing you need to do is choose a news reader, if you ... (more)
Sun May 12, 2013
Terminating the contract with Bechtel - a matter of days
Comarnic-Brasov, Craiova-Pitesti and the southern ring of Bucharest, ready until the 2016 elections, according to the delegate minister for Infrastructure Projects, Dan Sova.
Fri May 10, 2013
In Romania, Congolese refugee does as the Romanians do
Jean-Louis Kialoungou's love affair with Romania began before he even arrived here in the mid-1990s, and over the years the Congolese refugee has become more Romanian than most Romanians.
S+B Gruppe owns some 80 hectares of land, in Romania, for real estate projects locally
Epstein Architecture & Engineering has relocated its offices in the Magheru One office building in Bucharest, the company has announced.Magheru One covers some 4,000 sqm and consists of a refurbished building located at located at 1-3 Magheru Boulevard, downtown Bucharest.
Thu May 09, 2013
ArtsBeat: Sixth Suit Filed by Client Against Former Knoedler Gallery
The once-celebrated Knoedler & Company gallery has been closed for more than a year and a half but the lawsuits keep coming.
Vodafone Romania: 4G coverage, expanded in Bucharest
Vodafone Romania expanded the coverage of its 4G network in Bucharest to 27 pc of the population, equivalent to more than 500,000 inhabitants, Inaki Berroeta, CEO & President Vodafone Romania announced yesterday in a press conference.
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It's Europe Day, but Europeans don't seem to know
A huge European Union flag is installed in front of the Romanian parliament building in Bucharest, Romania, Thursday.
TAROM replaces Aer Lingus on Bucharest - Dublin route
TAROM , Romania's national carrier, commenced daily flights on the 2,500-kilometre route from Bucharest to Dublin on 1 May, using 737-800s. Aer Lingus had previously operated this route between October 2007 and 30 April this year, with between two and three weekly frequencies.
Romania unconditionally supports the Republic of Moldova's European accession
It's been 23 years since the historic moment when over one million Romanians crossed without a visa or passport the border of the Republic of Moldova, a country which at the time was still part of the Soviet Union.
Wed May 08, 2013
UK's Prince Edward and his wife Countess Sophie to visit Romania June 24-26
United Kingdom's Prince Edward and his wife Countess Sophie will pay an official visit to Romania on June 24-26, a visit occasioned by the anniversary of 75 years since the opening of the British Council in Romania, the United Kingdom Embassy in Bucharest announced yesterday.
Golden Frog Launches VyprVPN Server Cluster in Romania
VyprVPN is a personal VPN service used to encrypt Internet connections, protect online privacy, prevent monitoring of online communications and provide access to restricted websites to preserve an open and free Internet.