Kit Gillet (www.kitgillet.com) is a Balkans correspondent. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, The Economist, The Wall Street Journal and The Financial Times, among others.
After just three weeks in power, Romania’s new prime minister, Sorin Grindeanu, could look out of his window to see a crowd estimated at hundreds of thousands of people carrying banners reading: “You have succeeded in uniting us”. Unfortunately for Mr Grindeanu, they did not mean it in a good way.
Protesters in Romania denounce plan to decriminalise misconduct offences
Pro-Russian candidates win in Bulgarian and Moldova presidential elections, in a worrying trend for the region, perhaps further emboldening Vladimir Putin.
The anger that erupted over a deadly nightclub fire spilled onto the streets of Bucharest last week and saw key government leaders resign.
Outrage Ripples Through Romania After Government’s Collapse
Victor Ponta, Romania’s Premier, Steps Down After Outcry Over Corruption
Romania Places the Heart of a Queen in Her Castle
Romania nightclub fire: surge in blood donors after deadly blaze.
Dozens killed in fireworks accident at Bucharest nightclub.
Bringing in the scalps: the woman leading Romania's war on corruption.