Although they are poles apart on relations with Russia, both major parties back the changes.
Readers make unusual choice in renaming contest, but feel it’s most representative of the country.
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.
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