Romania

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Photos of Students Hanging Out on the Balconies of their Dorm Rooms

Florin Țepârdea photographs his neighbour's from his girlfriend's room on a Bucharest university campus.
Florin Țepârdea, Words: Oana Maria Zaharia
10.19.15
Travel

‘The World's Most Dangerous Drug' Grows Everywhere in Romania

Scopolamine is extracted from Datura, a bush that can be found all over Bucharest – from abandoned parking lots to people's backyards.
Răzvan Călinescu
10.14.15
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Refugees, Just Like Romanians, Don't Want to Be In Romania

Last week two Afghan refugees tried to reach Hungary via Serbia but ended up in Romania instead. When they realised their mistake, the two men started crying.
Ioana Moldoveanu
9.24.15
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We Asked Our European Offices What Refugees Should Expect In Their Countries

It seems that for much of Europe, civil society is better at helping refugees than governments are.
VICE Staff
9.24.15
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Bucharest's Poolside Tattoos

Mircea Topoleanu
7.31.15
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Inside the Gaudy World of Romania's Wealthiest Witches

The country's fortune tellers have much fancier houses than you ever will.
Lucia Sekerková, Words: Robert Alexe
6.19.15
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Romania's Gravediggers Are the One Link Between the Country's Many Religions

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.
Remus Țiplea, Words by Mircea Topoleanu
6.9.15
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I Spent a Day Watching a Bunch of Men Whip Horses in Romania

Every Tuesday, the people of Titu meet up to show off their horses and terrorise them a little.
Alexandru Vărzaru
5.15.15
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I Spoke To Two Romanian Women Who Killed Their Husbands

Unsuprisinlgy, Micșunica and Magdalena were victims of physical violence – half of the women imprisoned for murder in Romania are.
Alex Nedea
4.15.15
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The Rooms Where Romanian Prison Inmates Have Sex

Photographer Cosmin Bubut toured Romanian prisons, photographing the rooms built for conjugal visits.
Cosmin Bumbuţ, Words: Marc Alexe
3.23.15
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The Romanian Army Are Developing a Bulletproof Vest for Women

Until now, female soldiers around the world have just been using men's vests in smaller sizes.
VICE Romania
3.9.15
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Photographing Bucharest's Tiny Identical Studio Flats and Their Diverse Inhabitants

Bogdan Gîrboveanu, Words by Mihai Popescu
3.4.15
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