Moldova

9 August 2017
Moldovan Students Set to Learn More About the Holocaust

Critics say that teaching on the subject has been far too little, partly because of the sensitivity of discussing the atrocities committed by the Romanian fascist state.

 
3 August 2017
Russia-Moldova Row Deepens Premium

Chisinau’s treatment of Russian deputy PM ‘absolutely unacceptable,’ says Kremlin spokesman.

 
24 July 2017
An Ideal Conflict on the Dniester
Twenty five years after the end of the war, a resolution to the frozen conflict over Transnistria seems no closer; this situation suits plenty of people at the top just fine. From openDemocracy.
By Vladimir Soloviev
 
21 July 2017
Moldovan Lawmakers Approve Controversial Electoral Reforms Premium

Although they are poles apart on relations with Russia, both major parties back the changes. 

 
4 July 2017
Chisinau Airport to be Renamed ‘Wines of Moldova’? Premium

Readers make unusual choice in renaming contest, but feel it’s most representative of the country. 

 
20 June 2017
Brussels Warns Chisinau Over Electoral Changes Premium

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. 

 

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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. 

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