Romania's Prime Minister and Bucharest's Mayor have resigned as a result of a 25,000-person protest calling for better safety standards after a nightclub fire killed 32 and injured 134 people.
As the band Goodbye to Gravity played in front of a crowd of nearly 400, pyrotechnics set some large sheets of soundproofing sponge ablaze and the fire spread within seconds.
Florin Țepârdea photographs his neighbors from his girlfriend's room on a Bucharest university campus.
Most of the detainees were over 18 years old but could neither read nor write.
Many Romanians have no problem with refugees coming to their towns because none of them want to stay. "They want to live in Sweden and Germany anyway," one said.
It seems that throughout much of the continent, civil society is better at helping refugees than governments are.
Romania's most oppressed ethnic group is suffering from a drug-fueled HIV epidemic, and nobody gives a damn.
The country's fortune tellers have much fancier houses than you ever will.
Romania has 18 religions, none of which have very much in common with each whatsoever—bar the fact all believers are buried by the same men.
In post-communist Romania, grilling in the middle of nowhere means you can afford the gas, prime meat, and time to do it.
Every Tuesday, the people of Titu meet up to show off their horses and terrorize them a little.
Mirescu's stirring adaptation of Tarkovsky's Solaris is set in an Upper West Side townhouse, blending film and live theater to bring ghosts to life.
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Micșunica and Magdalena told me they were both abused at the hands of their alcoholic, unemployed husbands.
Photographer Cosmin Bubut toured Romanian prisons to document the rooms built for conjugal visits.
Bogdan Gîrboveanu's portraits of his neighbors and the spaces they inhabit.
Even the Romanian Prime Minister complained that "The Romanians Are Coming" is prejudiced.
Since 2007, Romania's courts have been giving criminals a choice between prison and disassembling electronics in warehouses.
We measured the effect that weed has on the brain using a EEG helmet, a joint, and an adulterated cookie.
Are some people really born with absolutely no natural disposition for giving head?
Nicolae Minovici's collection of tattoos is being exhibited in Bucharest's Sutu Palace until March. And yes, some of the pieces still have hair on them.
A celebration of Romania's underground LGBT culture.
It's been 25 years since Romanian president Nicolae Ceaușescu and his wife, Elena, were executed by their disgruntled citizens.