The economic history of Romania

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Romania suffers another toxic spill
Associated Press, 10 March 2000. Just six weeks after a major cyanide spill there, the Romanian government said 20,000 tons of metal pollutants escaped from a mine Friday in the northwestern part of the country.
Dwindling Work Force Spells Trouble for Pensioners
By Marian Chiriac, InterPress Service, 16 March 2000. The country's population is dwindling, a direct result of rising waves of emigration and falling birth rates. The main problem is that fewer and fewer Romanians want to have children due to the difficult economic situation in the country.
Rosia Montana: Cyanide in a Community
By Stefania Simion and Kai Frithjof Brand-Jacobsen, PATRIR, 23 August 2002. Ecology, Corporate Profit, and the Struggle for People's Rights. In a remote part of Romania in South-Eastern Europe, a Canadian mining company in cooperation with the Romanian Government are planning what might be the most devastating environmental catastrophe in European history.