20 June 2017
Brussels Warns Chisinau Over Electoral Changes

Reforms are supported by pro-Russian president and West-leaning ruling party, but critics say they will undermine democracy.

30 May 2017
Chisinau Expels Five Russian Diplomats Premium

President Dodon accuses the West of orchestrating the move, which follows a junior coalition party’s departure from government over graft allegations.

19 May 2017
The Real Deal?
A political party in Moldova says its network of stores offers lower-priced food to those in need, while some wonder if it’s just a way to recruit potential voters. From Ziarul de Garda.
By Anatolie Esanu
17 May 2017
Changing the Rules of the Game in Moldova
In Moldova, changes to the electoral system are afoot – but the motivations seem far from democratic. From openDemocracy.
By Mihai Popsoi
11 May 2017
Moldova Mulls Changes to Electoral System Premium

Both potential changes drew international criticism for being a way for the current regime to shun accountability and stay in power longer. 

19 April 2017
Moldova Moves Closer to Russia-Led Trade Bloc: President Premium

Not so fast, rejoins the prime minister, who recently inked a new agreement with the EU.

14 April 2017
Moldovan ‘Theft of the Century’ Solved? Premium

Authorities could soon start bringing home some of the vanished $1 billion.

10 April 2017
Moldovan, Ukrainian Authorities Say Murder Plot Targeted Moldovan Politician Premium

Seventeen people, including two connected to the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine, were detained for allegedly planning to kill Vladimir Plahotniuc.

6 April 2017
Moldovan President and Prime Minister Increasingly at Loggerheads Premium

From a potential referendum, to membership in the Eurasian Economic Union and the relationship with the EU, Igor Dodon and Pavel Filip cannot find any common ground. 

31 March 2017
Reunion Holiday Stirs Up Passions in Chisinau Premium

Chisinau sees Bucharest's decision to make the anniversary a public holiday as a way of fomenting unionist feelings. 





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