Against expectations, the Romanian Social Democrats managed to oust their own appointee, Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu.
Last week, the 68-member Central Committee of the PSD stripped Grideanu of his party membership, whilst his cabinet ministers refused to cooperate with him. The 43-year old was put forward as a candidate prime minister because the leader of the PSD, Liviu Dragnea, is serving a suspended two-year sentence for electoral fraud.
Mr Grindeanu lost the vote of confidence by 241 vo...

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