ROMANIA, TO PUNISH GULAG GUARDS. The names of 35 former guards who tortured political prisoners during communism will be handed to authorities starting next week for possible prosecution by a government institution tasked with investigating communist-era crimes, according to Associated Press.
ROMANIANS ON THE INTERNET. Romanians spend almost 19 hours per week on the internet, ranking second in Europe, after Ukraine. The study revealed that Romanians use instant messaging with 60 percent more than the average European internet user. (romania-insider.com)
VISA TO HUNT VAMPIRES. The strangest visa application in the world was registered in South Africa: a man asked for a a European visa claiming that he wanted to go to Romania to “hunt vampires” for a living. This is at the top of the 10 most unusual reasons for applications given in the last 12 months, according to telegraph.co.uk.