Story | May 1, 2014 | 9:50 AM
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Story | Apr 7, 2014 | 6:45 AMTransylvania united with Romania of its own accord in December 1918 ("Romania no stranger to takeovers," April 2). This took place at an assembly, freely elected by secret and universal suffrage where 1,228 delegates unanimously voted to join Romania. (For many years, Romanians, who always formed the majority of the population, were not necessarily opposed to living in Austria-Hungary but when that country found itself at war against Romania in 1916, they took a decisive turn toward union with their ethnic kin.) Soon after, the province's Saxon minority ratified the union. This was then internationally recognized by the Trianon Treaty in June 1920.
Story | Apr 2, 2014 | 6:45 AM
Regarding James Rosapepe's recent commentary ("The Romanians were (partly) right," March 28), I want to add some additional information. For Romania to criticize the Russian seizure of Crimea is like the pot calling the kettle black. Romania had its own...
Story | Mar 27, 2014 | 11:17 AM
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