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Bucharest Rising

Watch on Vimeo A timelapse film set in the bustling capital city of Romania. Runtime: 3 min.

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Romanian Revolution

The protests which led to the collapse of communism in Romania, and the death of the dictator Nicolae Ceausescu, began on 16 December 1989 in the city...

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Revolution 1989: What exactly happened?

How did the mighty Soviet empire collapse so quickly, so completely — and so peacefully? In this presentation at London School of Economics, journal...

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Revolution 1989: The Fall of the Soviet Empire

View on Amazon At the start of 1989, six European nations were Soviet vassal states. By year's end, they had all declared national in...

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Tradition Meets Molecular Gastronomy

In this VICE Munchies Guide to the Basque Country, host Irene Peralta explores the culinary offerings of one of the world’s greatest food destinations. With over 40 Michelin-starred restaurants serving a population the size of Bucharest, the passion for gastronomy here is tangible. This is the first video in a 5-part series. Runtime: 13 min.

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Let me count the ways of making borscht

The chef and cookbook author explains a range of country-specific preparations, touching on the differences in Poland, Hungary, Lithuania and Ukraine...

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In the Blood

Why do vampires still thrill? An interesting question to consider in the land of Vlad the Impaler, Transylvania. By Joan Acocella.

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20 Amazing Romanian Foods You Must Try in This Lifetime

Feast your eyes on 20 traditional (and delicious!) Romanian foods.

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