EXCLUSIVE: By Paul Martin in Targoviste, Romania. The bullet holes in the brown wall have only been partly patched up with white cement. I’m standing on the exact spot where the Ceausescus’s died – in the yard behind the Targoviste military barracks. It looks exactly the same thirty years later – just the trees seem […]
By Paul Martin SITTING at the kitchen table of her London flat Clare Rewcastle opened her laptop and tentatively started tapping the words of her first blog. She had no idea that she would soon become one of the world’s most powerful bloggers.
Ionel Boieru can vividly recall the day Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu died thirty years ago – because he shot him dead. He is proud of what he did, believing his actions helped end Communist domination of Eastern Europe. The killing ended a brutal regime whose notorious security police killed thousands. It was 29 bullets from […]