Romania

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How the Secret Police Tracked My Childhood

The author relives her Romanian youth and the imprisonment of her father through the Securitate files kept on her family.

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The Bear Slayer

On Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu’s lust for blood-sport.

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I Spent a Month Living In A Romanian Sexcam Studio

Life on the other side of the laptop.

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Detachment

On the scientific research of Romanian orphans.

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Securitate In All But Name

A Romanian-German novelist on being pursued by Ceaucescu’s secret police.

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A Remote Town in Romania Becomes Cybercrime Central

A trip to Râmnicu Vâlcea, a town of 120,000 where the primary (and lucrative) industry is Internet scams.