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Christophe Robeet takes you to one of the 28 EU member states for a series of exclusive reports and interviews with local MEPs. Produced in partnership with the European Parliament.

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Latest update : 2013-12-13

Romania in the EU: A work in progress? (part 2)

Communist kitsch or architectural prowess? We visit Bucharest's gigantic Palace of the Parliament. Also, our reporters ask why plans by a Canadian company to extract an estimated 300 tons of gold at Rosia Montana have spurred the largest wave of protests in two decades. Finally, we look at the new generation of filmmakers who have put Romanian cinema on the map.

Presenter: Christophe Robeet
Editor in chief: Caroline de Camaret
Producers: Alix Le Bourdon
Reporters: Julie Dungelhoeff and Alix Le Bourdon
Images: Stéphane Bodenne and Julie Dungelhoeff
Editing: Chloé Poline, Audrey Le Narvor and Max Paquereau

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