President Dodon accuses the West of orchestrating the move, which follows a junior coalition party’s departure from government over graft allegations.
Both potential changes drew international criticism for being a way for the current regime to shun accountability and stay in power longer.
Not so fast, rejoins the prime minister, who recently inked a new agreement with the EU.
Authorities could soon start bringing home some of the vanished $1 billion.
Seventeen people, including two connected to the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine, were detained for allegedly planning to kill Vladimir Plahotniuc.
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.
Chisinau sees Bucharest's decision to make the anniversary a public holiday as a way of fomenting unionist feelings.
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