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  Romania - MSN Encarta
Romania is a member of the United Nations (UN), the Council of Europe (CE), and the World Trade Organization (WTO).
Romania’s chief foreign policy goal after the fall of communism, membership in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), was achieved in March 2004, when Romania formally joined the defensive alliance.
Until the 19th century the history of Romania was that of the separate principalities of Walachia and Moldavia.
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  History of Romania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The union of Bucovina and Bessarabia with Romania was ratified in 1920 by the Treaty of Versailles.
Romania was awarded the territory between Nistru and the Southern Bug by Germany to administrate it as Transnistria.
Romania joined NATO in 2004, and the country is scheduled to join the European Union (EU), alongside Bulgaria, in 2007.
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 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 also underscored the need to solve the problem of the Palestinian Arabs in conformity with their national interests.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/vjw/romania.html   (14922 words)

  
 History of Romanians   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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.
In the recorded history, the population north of the Danube (the Getae) was first mentioned by Herodotus, "the father of history" (the 4th century BC).
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.
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 Romania’s History
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.
In the recorded history, the population north of the Danube (the Getae) was first mentioned by Herodotus, "the father of history" (the 4th century BC).
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.
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 ROMANII - History of Romania
Romania initially adopted a neutral position, but, due to the fact that the Ottoman government concerning the possibility of reaching a solution by means of an agreement on the independence issue, Romania started negotiations with Russia.
Romania contributed to the defense of Europe from the Bolshevik danger in 1919, its army protecting the frontier of Dniester and vanquishing afterwards Bela Kun’s regime from Hungary.
Romania recuperated Northern Transylvania in the spring of 1945, a fact that was afterwards confirmed by the Paris peace treaty of 1947.
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 Romania -> History on Encyclopedia.com 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Romania occupies, roughly, ancient Dacia, which was a Roman province in the 2d and 3d cent.
Romania's acquisition of Bukovina, Transylvania, part of the Banat (the rest going to Yugoslavia, now in the constituent republic of Serbia in Serbia and Montenegro), and Crişana-Maramureş (until then a part of Hungary) was confirmed by the treaties of Saint-Germain (1919) and Trianon (1920), but the USSR did not recognize Romania's seizure of Bessarabia.
Romania's nitrogen and methanol industries: with one of the largest fertilizer and methanol industries in eastern Europe, Romania has had to adapt to the changing circumstances produced by the fall of the Berlin Wall...
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 History of Romania: Just the facts...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The territory of today's Romania (A Balkan republic in southeastern Europe) was inhabited since at least 513 BC by the Getae-Dacians (additional info and facts about Getae-Dacians), a Thracian (A Thraco-Phrygian language spoken by the ancient people of Thrace but extinct by the early Middle Ages) tribe.
Romania was awarded the territory between Nistru (additional info and facts about Nistru) and the Southern Bug (additional info and facts about Southern Bug) by Germany to administrate it as Transnistria.
Romania suffered additional heavy casualties fighting the Nazi (A German member of Adolf Hitler's political party) Army in Hungary and Czechoslovakia (A former republic in central Europe; divided into Czech Republic and Slovakia in 1993).
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/h/hi/history_of_romania.htm   (2438 words)

  
 History of Romania
Romania disappeared from recorded history for hundreds of years, to reemerge in the medieval period as the Principalities of Moldavia and Wallachia.
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 entered World War II on the side of the Axis Powers in June 1941, invading the Soviet Union to recover Bessarabia and Bukovina, which had been annexed in 1940.
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 Encyclopedia: History of Romania   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dacia, in ancient geography the land of the Daci, a subtribe of the Getae, was a large district of Central Europe, bounded on the north by the Carpathians, on the south by the Danube, on the west by the Tisa (Tisza river, in Hungary), on the east by the Tyras...
The Dark Ages in Romania began with the withdrawl of the Roman administration and in the 11th century, after Catholicism was brought to Hungary and the Romanian lands were once again connected to the Western world, this time not directly, but via the Hungarian Kingdom.
Romania entered World War II on the side of the Axis Powers in June 1941, invading the Soviet Union to recover Bessarabia and Bukovina.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/History-of-Romania   (593 words)

  
 HowStuffWorks "History of Romania"
Romania became a province of the Roman Empire.
Romania about doubled in size when Transylvania and other surrounding lands became part of it.
Romania fought in World War II--first on the German side and then on the side of the Allies.
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 ipedia.com: History of Romania Article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This article is part of the History of Romania series Dacia Romania in the Middle Ages National awakening of Romania Kingdom of Romania Romania during World War II Communist Romania Romania since 1989...
However, the most important and influential of the invasions, was the 7th century migration of the Vlachs, a linguistically Latin people who occupied vast portions of the territory now known as Romania after crossing the River Danube from the south, combining with the local Daco-Romanian and Slavic population to form the Romanian nation.
In 1877, following a Russian-Romanian-Turkish war, Romania was recognized independent by Treaty of Berlin, 1878, acquired Dobruja, though, she was forced to surrender southern Bessarabia to Russia.
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 Romania History | iExplore
Romania was at war again in 1913, this time against Bulgaria in the year-long Second Balkan War, and in 1916 joined the allied cause in World War I. The post-war re-organization of Europe saw Romania gain several territories from the dismembered Habsburg empire.
Romania joined the European Union on 1 January 2007, with the IMF praising the country’s recent reform efforts.
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www.iexplore.com /dmap/Romania/History   (1371 words)

  
 History of Romania since 1989 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
With parliamentary support from the nationalist PUNR (National Unity Party of Romanians), PRM (Greater Romania Party), and the ex-communist PSM (Socialist Workers' Party), a new government was formed in November 1992 under Prime Minister Nicolae Văcăroiu, an economist and former Communist Party official.
Emil Constantinescu of the Democrat Convention of Romania (CDR) won the second round of the 1996 presidential elections by a comfortable margin of 9% and thus replaced Iliescu as chief of state.
Finally, the joint PNL-PD candidate, Traian Băsescu, won the second round on December 12, 2004 with 51% of the vote and thus became the third post-revolutionary president of Romania.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/History_of_Romania_since_1989   (1120 words)

  
 History of ROMANIA   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The name of their new state, reflecting their special link with the Roman empire and the Romance languages, is to be Romania.
Under his rule the principality of Romania becomes a kingdom (in 1881), after he has gone to war as Russia's ally against Turkey and the western powers have recognized (in 1878) the full independence of his nation.
As a small country among large and powerful neighbours, Romania is relatively helpless in international affairs.
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 History of Romania   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 1877 following a Russian-Romanian-Turkish war Romania was independent by Treaty of Berlin 1878 acquired Dobruja though she was forced to surrender Bessarabia to Russia.
Romania entered World War II on side of the Axis Powers in June 1941 invading the Union to recover Bessarabia and Bukovina.
Ceausescu and the Securitate: Coercion and Dissent in Romania, 1965-1989
www.freeglossary.com /History_of_Romania   (1694 words)

  
 The Economic History and the Economy of Romania
Romania is of world interest because of its unique cultural history and because of the politico-economic history since World War II.
Romania was extremely important to Germany as a source of petroleum.
In Churchill's proposal Romania was relegated to the Soviet sphere of influence.
www.sjsu.edu /faculty/watkins/romania.htm   (5915 words)

  
 Short History of Romania
The latter were to take the name of the United Principalities, and in 1862 became Romania, with its capital in Bucharest.
In March 1881, Romania was proclaimed a kingdom and Carol I was named King.
In March 2004, Romania became a member of NATO and in 2007 a member of the European Union.
www.earomania.com /history.html   (1101 words)

  
 Travel To Romania | History of Romania   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The history of Romanians is part of European history, perhaps one of the most eventful components of it.
Romania is a Romance isle that has endured in a sea of Slavic and Finno-Ugric neighbours, in a region that has been devastated for more than a millennium (3rd-13th c.) by all the migratory waves known by Europe.
Romania Revisited offers a comprehensive and perspicacious review of today's Romania as it focuses on the heritage and art of the country, as well as Ogden's own novel experiences while en route.
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 Jewish History of Romania
Romania), republic in N.E. Balkan peninsula, S.E. Europe.
A society for research into the history of Rumanian Jewry was established in 1886 and named for Julius Barasch.
On Nov. 29, 1948, a violent attack on the branch of the Zionist Organization in Bucharest was organized by the Jewish Communists.
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 Romania History   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 1881, Romania became a kingdom, and Carol became King Carol I. At the start of Carol's reign, Romania's first political parties were established, and the people were given the right to elect their government representatives.
Romania's government, educational system, and other institutions were modeled on those of the Soviet Union.
The World Bank notes that Romania's system of "gratuities" prevelant throughout all the former Communist countries is responsible for gross inequities in care of the country's poor majority.
www.globalvolunteers.org /1main/romania/romaniahistory.htm   (2440 words)

  
 History - I Love Romania
Throughout history the Romanians living in Moldavia, Wallachia and Transylvania considered themselves brothers, spoke the same Romanian language, had the same religion, culture and customs and always fought to unite in a common state.
In 1877 Romania gained its independence from the Turks and in 1918 at the end of WWI the most treasured dream of all Romanians was accomplished.
Romania was the last of the six East European Warsaw Pact states to be shaken by revolutionary changes in late 1989.
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 Romania: History — Infoplease.com
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.
Romania's acquisition of Bukovina, Transylvania, part of the Banat (the rest going to Yugoslavia [now in Serbia]), and Crişana-Maramureş (until then a part of Hungary) was confirmed by the treaties of Saint-Germain (1919) and Trianon (1920), but the USSR did not recognize Romania's seizure of Bessarabia.
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 Romania : In Depth : History | Frommers.com
Romania's past is defined by violent conflict and war.
During Ferdinand's rule, Romania joined World War I on the side of the Triple Entente in a successful effort to incorporate the lost Romanian provinces of Transylvania, Bucovina, and Bessarabia.
Less than 70 years after becoming a kingdom, Romania became a People's Republic and was under the direct, often excruciating, economic control of the USSR until 1958.
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 Romanian History - History of Romania
Romania is the perfect land of contrasts and paradoxes the country of Constantin Brancusi, Eugene Ionesco, Emil Cioran, Mircea Eliade, and Nadia Comaneci, but also of Dracula and Nicolae Ceausescu.
The Old World of Romania is a vast museum of ancient heritage and still alive even if only through its famous painted churches and monasteries, its folk art, or its feudal castles in the Carpathian Mountains.
Romania is a Republic as a form of government.Romania's capital city is Bucharest, with an area of 1,521 sq.
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 Romania History - Globe Aware
Romania was declared a kingdom in 1881, with Carol I as king.
In 1940 the USSR occupied Bessarabia, and Romania was forced to cede northern Transylvania to Hungary by order of Germany and Italy.
Romania has managed to consolidate its ties with Russia while continuing to integrate with western Europe.
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 History
Situated at a crossroads of civilizations, graced with a harmoniously distributed relief, Romania brought an original touch in the concert of universal history and culture, attesting to a tormented but not less glorious past.
The history of the Romanians is, undoubtedly, part of the European history, perhabs one of the most eventful.
It is a Romanic isle that has endured in a sea of Slavic and Finno-Ugric neighbours, in a region that had been devastated for more than a millennium by all the migratory waves known by Europe.
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