15 March 2018
Moldovan Ex-MP Jailed as Russian Spy

Lithuania also engrossed as a parliamentarian quits amid allegations of working for Russian interests.

8 February 2018
Moldovan President Blasts Romanian Unification Talk Premium

As Dodon warns of impending ‘civil war,’ his government inks military pact with Romania.

26 January 2018
New Year, New Arguments Between Moldova and Russia Premium

Spats in Chisinau over the country’s East-West orientation continue as well between embittered president and government.

22 December 2017
Best of TOL for 2017
Our favorite stories of the year.
20 December 2017
Chisinau Calls Ambassador Home as Row with Moscow Intensifies Premium

Moldova says Russia is trying to scupper an investigation into a money laundering scheme.

13 December 2017
A Dying Trade
A household staple for generations, the weaving of wool carpets is fading away, living on mainly in the stories of those who lovingly practiced the craft their entire lives. From Ziarul de Garda.
By Liliana Botnariuc
7 November 2017
Moldovans Look to the West in New Migration Trend Premium

Euros and dollars are beating out rubles in new remittance data, indicating a significant pattern shift.

2 November 2017
Moldovans Don’t Speak Romanian, Angry Dodon Declares Premium

The outside world sees little difference between the main languages spoken in the neighbor countries, but many Moldovans beg to differ.

25 October 2017
Hamstrung Moldovan President Loses Fight with Government Premium

Igor Dodon vows again to replace the parliamentary form of government with a presidential state.

26 September 2017
Moldovan Leader Seeks to Broaden His Powers Premium

Igor Dodon keeps on sniping at pro-EU government despite joining forces with ruling party on controversial electoral law.



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Moldovan diaries

The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.

This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes. 

It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.

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