Italy: Rome starts today fingerprinting the gypsies
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This is the first time after the World War II when a government initiate an ID action based on racial criteria. During the next 48 hours, Rome’s authorities will fingerprint about 10,000 gypsies, helped by the Italian Red Cross. In … Read More

Romanian traditions: Mărţişor
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Mărţişor is one of the best Romanian traditions, celebrated in the beginning of the Spring, on March 1st. The tradition’s name is the diminutive of March (in Romanian: Martie). The men offer to the women a talisman object also called … Read More

Kosovo and the Russian dolls, the democracy as the new religion
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Kosovo will proclaim soon, in some hours, its independence. It’s a fact. Kosovo will be the world’s newest state. And it will be recognized by US and most of the European countries, as well as the most other countries. But … Read More

Kosovo, the Pandora’s box
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France, Italy, Spain, Poland, Romania, the states of the old USSR… almost all the European countries have provinces in the same situation with the Serbian province Kosovo. The European Union would be a solution. But the independence of the provinces … Read More

Big investment in the Black Sea area (Romania, Bulgaria and Ukraine)
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10 billions Euros will be invest by Voest Alpine (voestalpine AG), Austria, in eight areas at the Black Sea, in Romania, Bulgaria and Ukraine, in order to build a siderurgical aggregated group of plants with 10,000 employees, build on 1,000 … Read More

Two neighbors that quarrel on their poverty: Romania and Bulgaria
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Now I am living at the border with Serbia, but in my childhood I was living at the border with Bulgaria. It is true, during the communist era there was not so much visits of the Romanians in Bulgaria or … Read More

Kosovo, Balkan’s touch stone
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Here it is a short history of Kosovo, as told us by Wikipedia: In ancient times, Kosovo was part of a bigger region called Dardania. It was inhabited by tribes postulated to be of mixed Thraco-Illyrian ethnicity which inhabited the … Read More