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Romanian Daily News – In Brief – Tuesday 08/03/2022


. Agerpres

200 new accommodation places in Bucharest for refugees from Ukraine

The number of accommodation places for the refugees from Ukraine has been supplemented by 200 in the Municipality of Bucharest, informs the Bucharest Prefecture.

. Stiripesurse

Gov’t has adopted emergency ordinance in support of Ukrainian refugees

The Government has adopted an Emergency Ordinance in support of Ukrainian refugees, but also in the Romanian business environment, Cristian Vasilcoiu, Secretary of State in the Ministry of Labor and Social Solidarity (MMSS), announced on Monday.

HealthMin Rafila: State of alert ceasing leads to lifting COVID-19 pandemic restrictions

Health Minister Alexandru Rafila said on Tuesday that, with the cessation of the state of alert, the restrictions triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic will be lifted, and the use of protective masks both indoors and outdoors will no longer be mandatory, and there will be no limits to access and opening hours of various public spaces – shopping centres, eateries, public bodies.

. Ziarul Financiar

Romania Neither Restricts Nor Bans Grain Exports, Agriculture Minister Says

Romania will not ban grain exports because there is currently no syncope in the food supply of the population, as there is enough food in the state reserves, the country’s agriculture minister Adrian Chesnoiu said on Monday (March 7).

. Evenimentul Zilei

Terrible blow for drivers! The price of gasoline has skyrocketed. Experts say the worst is yet to come

The price of premium gasoline has exceeded the threshold of 8 lei per liter, at the beginning of this week, according to the information on the Price Monitor. The rise is in the context of a rise in the price of a barrel of oil to $ 130 amid the war in Ukraine.


Air support operations centers will be established in Poland and Romania

US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin has ordered additional troops and military assets to be deployed in various parts of Europe amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The move is aimed at strengthening US support for NATO allies, a senior US defense official told CNN reporters.

. Mediafax

From very cold to very hot: the weather is getting warmer at the end of March

According to the National Meteorological Administration of Romania between 7-14 March, the temperature will be much lower compared to normal values for this week, in all regions, especially in the mountains.

. Libertatea

Romanians are queuing up to get their passports. Demand has risen by almost 60% since the outbreak of war

In Bucharest, passport applications have risen by almost 60% since February 24, the day Russia attacked Ukraine, according to Libertatea. However, the situation is similar in several counties, the local press writes.

. Gandul

The students will return, from Wednesday, to didactic activities with physical presence. Sorin Cîmpeanu: Universities can decide a transition period

The Minister of Education, Sorin Cîmpeanu, declared on Tuesday that the higher education institutions will return to teaching activities with physical presence, starting with Wednesday, insofar as the university management decides that the return to the classrooms is possible.

. Hotnews

Why four Ukrainian helicopters entered Romania on Tuesday: They landed in Iasi and will eventually arrive in Brasov

Four helicopters owned by the National Guard of Ukraine landed at Iasi International Airport, and the aircraft stopped for refueling, Bzi reports. The Ministry of Defense explained why the helicopters entered Romania.