Panorama speaks with Russian journalist Vladimir Soloviev, who recently did an extraodinary interview of the Ukrainian president, only to never publish it.


An army of $ 5 billion a year. How is Romania faring on the Eastern Flank, facing Russia

Every year, about 1,000 lei are collected from each Romanian for the Army budget, if we were to humanize the statistics. It may seem like a lot, but only two of the nine states that form NATO’s Eastern Flank, the one facing Russia, (the so-called Bucharest 9 group – Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria) spend less than Romania on defense, relative to population size.