The Romanian government’s attempts to water down anti-graft measures have triggered the biggest protests since the fall of communism. The demonstrators are determined that official corruption should be eliminated.
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The governing coalition in Romania has ousted its own prime minister through a no-confidence vote. But the country's domestic political crisis is not likely to end anytime soon, writes DW's Robert Schwartz.
As massive crowds protest the decriminalization of official misconduct, many Romanians feel encouraged. But few expect to change the nation’s long history of government corruption. Diego Cupolo reports from Bucharest.
Anti-government demonstrations have entered their 13th consecutive day in response to Bucharest's attempt to ease anti-corruption laws. Protests have been staged across the nation, marking the largest rallies since 1989.
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