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The Curious Case of Rosia Montana

It’s an interesting commentary on my work here on this website that for nearly three years I’ve written about everything Romanian from the smallest thing to the biggest thing and yet I’ve never once mentioned Rosia Montana and yet no one has ever asked me...

Environmental liabilities for Rosia Montana mining project not yet established

ACTMEDIA: Romanian News Agency From ACTMEDIA Romanian News Agency: The Rosia Montana gold mining project is one of the important files on which the Government has to take a decision, but the procedure on the establishment of environmental liabilities was not completed yet, Environment Minister Rovana Plumb told a private...

Princess Margareta Bestows Royal Patronage

Princess Margareta bestows royal patronage upon Rosia Montana Cultural Foundation Certificate Awarding Royal Patronage to the Rosia Montana Cultural Foundation Monday, June 27, 2011 Elisabeta Palace, Bucharest, Romania Translated from the blog of Prince Radu of Romania: On monday, June 27, 2011…  (the) Crown Princess and I hosted an evening dedicated the Rosia Montana Cultural Foundation. On...

Antena 3 News Special Report: Corina Vintan, Politicians and Gold Corporation

Antena 3 of Romaniahad a three-part special regarding possible high-level corruption and conflict of interest during ex-Prime minister Ungureanu’s term of office. High level corruption and conflict of interest. Political business deal of 5 million euros http://www.antena3.ro/en/politics/high-level-corruption-and-conflict-of-interest-political-business-deal-of-5-million-euros-187349.html Ungureanu’s blonde, lobbying or influence peddling? http://www.antena3.ro/en/politics/ungureanu-s-blonde-lobbying-or-influence-peddling-187228.html Mihai...

The Unseen Face of Roşia Montană

Face of Rosia Montana By Alexandra Dodu Sometimes it comes to pass that we no longer feel a part of the community in which we live, a community that no longer resonates with what we think or feel. Community becomes an abstract term no longer representing the whole with...

Film Welcomed at International Festival

Sibiu, Romania - Fabian Daub, a german director and producer of documentary and short films, received “the longest applause in my career” after the showing of his latest film Rosia Montana , Town on the Brink, at the Astra International Film Festival. The film depicts the conflict between the people of Roşia...

From My Desk…

Dr. Ion Piso Dr. Ion Piso, President of the Roşia Montană Cultural Foundation, shares his views on the struggle to save Rosia Montana and the need to protect its world-class heritage…      

As I See It… An American’s View

Rosia Montana: A Mountain of Hope This regular series focuses on the magic of Rosia Montana from an American who lives here…

Through the Lens…

Greek-catholic church Alexandra’s regular photo essays about life in Rosia Montana and the people who call it home…

Unitarian Minister Seeks Greater Involvement From Church Members

Rosia Montana, Romania - Miko Ferenc, a Unitarian minister whose great-great grandmother lived in Rosia Montana, believes that Unitarian church members in Romania should become more involved in the fight to keep open-pit mining out of the Rosia Montana area. After surveying the open-pit mine atop...