Romania Risks EU Funds Freeze Over Lingering Corruption

Article published on Feb. 14, 2009
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Article published on Feb. 14, 2009
Written by Dániel Antal Romania could follow Bulgaria by having millions of euros in EU funding frozen after the bloc’s executive issued a critical report Thursday, Feb. 12, suggesting Bucharest was not doing enough to fight corruption - reports the Deutsche Welle.

Although more and more high-level corruption is revealed in Romania, one can not help the feeling that it is always the new government that finds something against its opponents. I still wonder how such and embedded social problem like corruption can be resolved through external pressure.