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Photo Gallery: Into Thin Air

Leap of Desperation The Protest that Shook Romania

Last December, a Romanian man made headlines when he leapt off a seven-meter-high balcony in the parliament in Bucharest. Adrian Sobaru's protest against the country's austerity measures has made him a hero for some and sparked a debate over Romania's future. But what did his gesture really mean?
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan
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