Ana Blandiana

REVOLUTION 30: 23 - 31 December 1989 events in Bucharest and in other Romanian cities

Romania was the only country facing wide spread violence during the 1989 revolutions; officially, 1,104 people died and 3,300 were injured. Nicolae Ceausescu's dictatorship, believed to be the most brutal and repressive in Eastern Europe, was without doubt one of the main reasons for such a tragic end - as the work ''The 1989 Revolutions in Central and Eastern Europe.

President Iohannis, about Revolution of 1989: We want the culprits be brought to justice

President Klaus Iohannis has stated at the Romanian Athenaeum on Sunday that the culprits of the Revolution of December 1989 must be brought to justice and called on all Romanians to "speak loud and clear about the Revolution of December 1989." The head of state says that "the best antidote against forgetfulness" is evoking the facts, now and forever, as well as protecting and caring for the me

#2019PresidentialElection/INTERVIEW Diaconu: Order of law must be respected in letter and spirit, only path for Romania

Mircea Diaconu, independent candidate for the presidential election supported by the "Un om" (A human being) electoral alliance, made up of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) and PRO Romania, said in an interview with AGERPRES that he does not deem necessary a modification of the Constitution, inasmuch as everything should first be laid down on the existing "order of law".

#DiplomaticCentennial/Dan Adrian Balanescu: Lithuania, Latvia used EU Council Presidency for promotion, we'll follow example

Lithuania and Latvia shared with Romania, starting from their own experiences, the particulars and opportunities specific to the process of preparing and exercising the mandate of the EU Council Presidency, and these consultations have identified good practices such as the opportunity to use European funds to prepare the additional staff involved in the presidency, said Romania's Ambass

Anti-Communist dissident Cornea laid to rest in Cluj-Napoca in military funeral

Hundreds of people attended the military funeral in Cluj-Napoca on Monday of well-known anti-Communist dissident Doina Cornea, in the foyer of the University House near the headquarters of the Babes-Bolyai University, where she used to teach years ago.

More than 400 people, including former Romanian President Emil Constantinescu and poet Ana Blandiana, attended the event.

Romania participates in the 2015 edition of the London International Book Fair

Romania is set to participate in this year's edition of the London International Book Fair, about to start on April 14, with 15 publishing houses, according to a release sent by the Romanian Embassy in London to AGERPRES on Thursday.