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  Romania - MSN Encarta
Romania is a land of historic villages and castles, fertile plains, and majestic mountains.
Romania shares borders with Bulgaria to the south, Serbia to the southwest, Hungary to the northwest, Ukraine to the north, and Moldova to the northeast.
Romania’s landscape is dominated by the Carpathian Mountains, a great mountain system that cuts through the country in a circular arc and covers about one-third of Romania’s total area.
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 Romania. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Romania occupies, roughly, ancient Dacia, which was a Roman province in the 2d and 3d cent.
After becoming a kingdom, Romania continued to be torn by violence and turmoil, caused mainly by the government’s failure to institute adequate land reform, by the corruption of government officials, and by frequent foreign interference.
Shortly thereafter, Romania annexed Bessarabia from Russia, Bukovina from Austria, and Transylvania and the Banat from Hungary.
www.bartleby.com /65/ro/Romania.html   (2599 words)

 History of Romanians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Romania is situated in Central Europe, in the northern part of the Balkan peninsula and its territory is marked by the Carpathian Mountains, the Danube and the Black Sea.
At that time the National Romanian Party in Transylvania played an important role in asserting the Romanian national identity; the party was reorganized in 1881 and it became the standard bearer in the struggle to achieve recognition of equal rights of the Romanian nation and it the resistance against the denationalization projects.
Romania was compelled to follow in the steps of her Russian ally, because on the Moldavian front the Romanian troops were interspersed with the Russian ones and it was impossible for combat to continue on one area of the front and for peace to settle on another front area, and so on.
www.roembus.org /english/romanian_links/history_of_romanians.htm   (5696 words)

 Romania: Europe's Final Frontier And Next Hot Spot: Opportunities In Romania ~ by Kevin Stillmock And Jay Schechter
Romania is famed for the healing power of it's natural thermal springs and has developed spa resorts around them that offer full relaxation and recovery at a small fraction of the normal Western cost.
Romania is home to a permanent ice cave and the ecological excursion of a lifetime at the mouth of the Danube Delta.
Romania is one of the few European countries that is a member of the "Coalition of the Willling," and is home to US troops stationed at the American naval base in the seaside town of Constantza.
www.escapeartist.com /efam/67/Travel_To_Romania.html   (2003 words)

 Greater Romania Party - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Greater Romania Party (Romanian: Partidul România Mare, PRM) is a Romanian political party.
The party was founded in 1991 by Tudor and his literary mentor, the writer Eugen Barbu, one year after Tudor launched the România Mare weekly magazine, which remains the most important propaganda tool of the PRM.
After the elections in 2000, PRM was the second-largest party in the Romanian parliament.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Great_Romania_People's_Party   (973 words)

 The Virtual Jewish History Tour - Romania
During this period, when Romania suffered great losses on the front and Germany called for an increase in Romanian participation, the Union's board employed the argument that Romania, being an ally of the Third Reich, and thus a sovereign state, did not have to accept anti-Jewish laws that were applied only to German satellite countries.
The Jewish community of Romania is an aging one; 25.51% of all Jews in Romania belong to the age category 41–60 and 46.2% to the age category 60–80.
Romania has consistently campaigned for a political settlement of the Near East conflict and for a solution that will guarantee the territorial integrity and independence of all states in the region and lead to the withdrawal of Israeli forces from territories occupied after the Six-Day War.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/vjw/romania.html   (14922 words)

 Romania (09/06)
Romania's location gives it a continental climate, particularly in Moldavia and Wallachia (geographic areas east of the Carpathians and south of the Transylvanian Alps, respectively) and to a lesser extent in centrally located Transylvania, where the climate is more moderate.
Romania was an ally of the Entente and the U.S. in World War I, and was granted substantial territories with Romanian populations, notably Transylvania, Bessarabia, and Bukovina, after the war.
Romania is a country of considerable potential: rich agricultural lands; diverse energy sources (coal, oil, natural gas, hydro, and nuclear); a substantial, if aging, industrial base encompassing almost the full range of manufacturing activities; an educated, well-trained work force; and opportunities for expanded development in tourism on the Black Sea and in the mountains.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/35722.htm   (6943 words)

 Strategic Insights -- Differential Patterns of Consolidation in View of European Union Membership: East-Central and ...
Parties seeking to represent the interests of distinct ethnic groups were able to successfully stabilize their constituencies.
Latvia and Romania were able to improve their ratings compared to the BTI 2003 because the steering capability of the (Latvian) Repse and (Romanian) Nastase government were rated higher than in the period 1998-2003.
Examples are “Ataka” in Bulgaria, the Great Romania Party of Vadim Tudor in Romania, the Serbian Radical Party in Serbia and “Samoobrona” in Poland.
www.ccc.nps.navy.mil /si/2005/Dec/brusisDec05.asp   (4372 words)

The union of Bucovina and Bessarabia with Romania was ratified in 1920 by the Treaty of Versailles.
Romania during World War II As a result, in 1940, Romania lost territory in both east and west: In June 1940, after issuing an ultimatum to Romania, the Soviet Union occupied Bessarabia and northern Bukovina.
Romania was awarded the territory between Nistru and the Southern Bug by Germany to administrate it as Transnistria.
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 the radical left in the postcommunist epoch
After 1989, public opinion was unified in praising the new “right” wing government that came to power in the wake of Ceausescu’s regime because whatever was not communist had to be on the side of freedom and democracy.
The new “right” wing opposition to PSD that came to power (the alliance of the Liberal and the Democratic Parties, also known as the alliance of justice and truth) is praised because whatever is not leftist/PSD must be on the side of freedom and democracy.
The Great Romania Party (PRM) is also a party of the “right,” to be precise: the extreme right.
romania.indymedia.org /en/2005/10/1061.shtml   (5784 words)

 Polity IV Country Report 2003: Romania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
He was defeated in the November 1996 elections by Democratic Convention of Romania leader Emil Constantinescu but was returned to office with a 67% margin in the December 2000 presidential runoff election out of an original field of 13 candidates.
Relations with the large ethnic-Hungarian population have improved despite the rather dramatic gains made by the ultra-nationalist Party of Great Romania (PRM) in recent elections; the PRM is the second largest party in the legislature and its presidential candidate, Corneliu Tudor, forced a runoff election against Iliescu in 2000.
The National Union, an alliance between the Social Democratic Party and the Humanist Party of Romania, gained the most seats in legislative elections held in November 2004; while the center-right opposition candidate narrowly defeated PSD president and Prime Minister Adrian Nastase for the presidency.
www.cidcm.umd.edu /inscr/polity/Rum1.htm   (649 words)

The political elite is divided between the traditional, predominantly center-right, "historical" parties, the left and the center-left parties with a largely former communist background, the nationalist parties and the party representing the Hungarian minority.
Roma population in Romania is facing several problems: lack of education, increased poverty, unemployment, difficult access to social services, devaluation of the traditional Roma professions, increased criminality, prejudices and discrimination, lack of cohesion between different groups, lack of a "Roma elite" capable to represent the interests of the community at the society level, etc.
The OSF Romania mission in education for 1999 - 2001 is to promote decentralization and greater local autonomy and democracy; equal opportunity in education, learner centered education, greater involvement of community in the school life, human resources and institutional capacity building and development of different successful models that are replicable nationwide.
www.osi.hu /iep/ESB/catA_2000/romania.htm   (12529 words)

 The Romanian Jewish Community
Ambassador Stoica announced Romania's intention to send a group of young politicians representing all the parties (except for The Great Romania Party) to the Yad Vashem International School for Holocaust Studies.
The Israeli party will support the activity of Israeli lecturers at the universities of Cluj-Napoca and Bucharest, while the Romanian party will encourage the creation of a Romanian lecturer position at the University of Tel Aviv and at another Israeli university that is interested in this.
In order to achieve this, the two parties will create a joint commission which will draft the equivalence convention; each party will be represented by three members.
www.romanianjewish.org /en/index_isro_arhiva_13.html   (686 words)

 CNN.com - World News: Election Watch
The office of the president of the Republic of Romania.
Assembly: Romania has a bicameral Parliament (Parlament or Parlamentul Romaniei) consisting of a Senate (Senat or Senatul) with 140 seats and a Chamber of Deputies (Adunarea Deuptatilor or Camera Deputatilor) with 345 seats.
In this election, Ion ILESCU of the Party of Social Democracy of Romania-Social Democratic Party (PDSR-PSDR) won 66.84% of the votes while Corneliu VADIM TUDOR of the Great Romania Party secured 33.16% of the votes.
edition.cnn.com /WORLD/election.watch/europe/romania4.html   (253 words)

 Far Right Parties in Europe Join Forces   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The participants were invited by the Austrian Freedom Party (FPÖ) and included Jean-Marie Le Pen’s Front National from France, Alessandra Mussolini’s Azione Sociale from Italy, the Spanish Alternativa Española, the anti-Hungarian Great Romania Party, the openly anti-Semite Bulgarian party Ataka, and Belgium’s largest party, the Vlaams Belang.
The VB is a party which strives for the independence of Flanders, the Dutch-speaking north of Belgium.
The party Council, the highest authority within the party, decided two years ago that the VB would not enter into alliances with any foreign political parties.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/1525298/posts   (769 words)

 Bucharest Village Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Nicolae Ceausescu, Romania's Communist dictator until he was overthrown and shot in 1989, also had strong opinions on architecture.
The central artery of the quarter, the Bulvardul Unirii, is dominated by the vast Palace of Parliament--the second largest building the world after the Pentagon.
Romania, a land of some 22 million souls, now has a parliament building larger than any other.
www.american.edu /dlublin/travel/bucharest2.html   (871 words)

 Eurasian Secret Services Daily Review
Great Britain was ordered by judges in Strasbourg to pay 84-year-old George Blake, the Soviet spy who had been a member of the British Secret Intelligence Service, €5,000 in damages and €2,000 costs for breaching his right to a fair hearing within a reasonable time, according to news agencies.
Although the two parties are the leading members of the governing coalition, they have been quarrelling recently over several issues.
Another Democrat, Romeo Raicu said the president proved that he is a great politician by nominating an opposition as SRI leader and suggested that parliamentary committees in charge of controlling the SRI and the SIE should also be led by the opposition.
www.axisglobe.com /article.asp?article=1077   (2473 words)

 Romania Opens Coalition Government Talks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
His centrist Justice and Truth Alliance is negotiating to form a new government with the Humanist Party, a small party that broke ranks with Nastase after he lost the election, and the Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania.
The fringe nationalist Great Romania Party also offered to negotiate its support, but both the Alliance and the Social Democrats have been warned by Western diplomats not to form a government with the nationalists.
Basescu's party is seen by many Romanians as less connected to the communists who ruled until a violent 1989 revolution, and less tainted by corruption and political foul play.
www.comcast.net /data/news/2004/12/15/4398.xml   (596 words)

 Central Europe Review - Romanian News Round-up
He was reacting to threats made by some of the opposition parties to hinder debate and walk out of the session.
The potential for minority conflict in areas of Romania with large Hungarian populations was highlighted by two stories from beyond Romania's borders.
One is driven to ask why the Hungarian government pledges support for Romania's existing borders, while at the same time encouraging the ethnic Hungarians in Transylvania to consider themselves as different from other Romanians and as possibly having a different future.
www.ce-review.org /99/10/romanianews10.html   (2264 words)

Over the last years, the Roma associations have repeatedely protested the practice of the Romanian Police to keep records of the Roma population of the country and to publish statistics on criminality, in which the supposed "Roma ot "Tigan"/ Gypsy ethnic affiliation is imputed to some offenders.
Corneliu Vadim Tudor,the leader of the extrem-nationalistic party "The Great Romania", on August 16.
Tudor, its leader, is a member of the Senate, the upper chamber of the Parliament of Romania.
www.romnews.com /a/63-98.html   (891 words)

 The Romanian Jewish Community
The electoral goal cannot be denied — the possibility of the Great Romania Party's participation in a future government and the escaping of the discomfort caused by international monitoring.
The leader of the Great Romania Party would perform any populist clownery, and his partial or full recognition of these "gaps" wouldn’t represent a surprise.
Just as his "transfiguration" concerning the Jewish issue fails to convince us, in the same manner we will not be convinced by any of the electoral rabbits that Mr.
www.romanianjewish.org /en/index_fcer4_06.html   (546 words)

 Pravda.RU Romanian Parliament Rejects Attempts To Hinder Negotiating Process With Moscow
On November 9, the Romanian parliament's house of deputies rejected, by a majority vote, the initiative of the Great Romania nationalist party (which has the second largest faction in parliament) to hold debates on a number of issues connected with the conclusion of a basic political treaty between Romania and Russia.
In this connection, Mircea Geoana, Romania's foreign minister, said during the parliamentary debate that such discussions were premature and could have a negative effect on the course of Russian-Romanian negotiations.
Great Britain is not happy with its role as a participant with no will and no influence, a role that has been prepared by the United States More details...
newsfromrussia.com /world/2001/11/10/20571.html   (1874 words)

 IFES Election Guide - Election Profile for Romania
Assembly: Romania has a bicameral Parliament (Parlament) consisting of the Senate (Senat) with 143 seats and the Chamber of Deputies (Adunarea Deputatilor) with 343 seats.
Party: Party of Social Democracy of Romania - Social Democratic Party (PDSR - PSDR)
Party: Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania / Uniunea Democrata a Maghiarilor din Romania (UDMR)
www.electionguide.org /election.php?ID=705   (201 words)

 Alliance for Justice and Truth First in Romania: Angus Reid Global Monitor
The Social Democratic Party (PSD) is second with 24 per cent, followed by the Party of Great Romania (PRM) with 12 per cent, and the Hungarian Democratic Alliance of Romania (UDMR) and the New Generation Party (PNG) with six per cent each.
Support is lower for the Conservative Party (PC), the Democratic National Peasant Party (PNTCD) and the National Initiative Party (PIN).
In April 2005, the European Parliament approved the entry of Romania and Bulgaria into the European Union (EU) in 2007, but warned that both countries still need to enact reforms, eradicate corruption and fight organized crime.
www.angus-reid.com /polls/index.cfm/fuseaction/viewItem/itemID/12894   (448 words)

 Mitzura Domnica Arghezi, Member of the Chamber of Deputies, Great Romania Party
Mitzura Domnica Arghezi, Member of the Chamber of Deputies, Great Romania Party
Member of the Chamber of Deputies, Olt Electoral Ward, Great Romania Party
Member of the Chamber of Deputies, Bucharest Electoral Ward, Great Romania Party
romania-on-line.net /whoswho/ArgheziMitzura.htm   (234 words)

 Axis News - 007 News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Dinescu claimed the CNSAS had to tackle the Vadim case again and the latter had to be questioned, because the verdict reached by the former CNSAS board was vicious, as the senator had not been interrogated.
Vice-President of the National Initiative Party (PIN), Lavinia Sandru, told a press conference that PRM leader Corneliu Vadim Tudor was involved in political policing activities.
She pointed out that the PRM President was a very influential person in politics, as a leader of a parliamentary party and deputy Senate Speaker., Ziua says.
www.axisglobe.com /news.asp?news=9286   (477 words)

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