Romania: living with Ceausescu's ghost

20 years after the fall of the feared dictator, we assess how far Romania has come. EU member since 2007, Romania still has a corruption problem which many of its brightest minds say is the true blight of the nation.


Debate hosted by France 24's Mark Owen with guests:

Adina CRISAN, Research Assistant at the Centre for European Studies in Sciences Po Paris
Lavinia STAN , Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science in St. Francis Xavier University (by satellite from Montreal, Canada)
Radu STOANESCU, Philosopher and staff member of Riposte Laïque (by phone from Aix-les-Bains, France)
Alexandre HERLEA, Former Romanian Minister for European IntegrationandFormer Ambassador to the European Union (by phone from Cluj-Napoca, Romania)

Programme prepared by Bilal Tarabey and Perrine Desplats

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