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Andrei studied finance at the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies and started his journalism career in 2004 with Ziarul Financiar, the leading financial newspaper in Romania, where he worked for ten years, the last six of which as editor of the capital markets section. He joined the Romania-Insider.com team in 2014 as editor and became Editor-in-Chief in 2016. He currently oversees the daily content published on Romania-Insider.com and likes to stay up to date with everything relevant in business, politics, and life in Romania. Andrei lives with his family in the countryside in Northern Romania, where he built their own house. In his free time, he studies horticulture and tends to his family’s garden. He enjoys foraging in the woods and long walks on the hills and valleys around his village. Email him for story ideas and interviews at andrei@romania-insider.com. 

 

Russia expels Romanian diplomat in retaliation

Russia expelled a Romanian diplomat in response to the "unjustified decision" of the Romanian side, which on April 26 declared persona non grata the military attaché of the Russian Embassy in Bucharest.

"On May 11, Romanian Ambassador Christian Istrate was invited to the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where he was handed a note from the ministry by which Captain G. Iliescu, deputy defense attaché at the Romanian Embassy, is declared persona non grata," according to a statement of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs quoted by TASS, Hotnews.ro reported.

According to the document, the Romanian official must leave the territory of the Russian Federation within 72 hours.

The Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed the developments.

The Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs recalled that the decision of the Romanian authorities was based on the activities and actions of Alexey Grishaev, which contravened the provisions of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations of 1961.

andrei@romania-insider.com

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Andrei Chirileasa
Editor-in-Chief

Andrei studied finance at the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies and started his journalism career in 2004 with Ziarul Financiar, the leading financial newspaper in Romania, where he worked for ten years, the last six of which as editor of the capital markets section. He joined the Romania-Insider.com team in 2014 as editor and became Editor-in-Chief in 2016. He currently oversees the daily content published on Romania-Insider.com and likes to stay up to date with everything relevant in business, politics, and life in Romania. Andrei lives with his family in the countryside in Northern Romania, where he built their own house. In his free time, he studies horticulture and tends to his family’s garden. He enjoys foraging in the woods and long walks on the hills and valleys around his village. Email him for story ideas and interviews at andrei@romania-insider.com. 

 

Russia expels Romanian diplomat in retaliation

Russia expelled a Romanian diplomat in response to the "unjustified decision" of the Romanian side, which on April 26 declared persona non grata the military attaché of the Russian Embassy in Bucharest.

"On May 11, Romanian Ambassador Christian Istrate was invited to the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where he was handed a note from the ministry by which Captain G. Iliescu, deputy defense attaché at the Romanian Embassy, is declared persona non grata," according to a statement of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs quoted by TASS, Hotnews.ro reported.

According to the document, the Romanian official must leave the territory of the Russian Federation within 72 hours.

The Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed the developments.

The Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs recalled that the decision of the Romanian authorities was based on the activities and actions of Alexey Grishaev, which contravened the provisions of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations of 1961.

andrei@romania-insider.com

(Photo source: Pixabay.com)

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