8 September 2017
Moldovan President and Gvt. at Odds Over NATO Games Premium

Dodon has asked for penalties for army staff responsible for the decision and bans participation of country’s troops in military operations abroad without his consent.

6 September 2017
An Ever-Present Past

Four generations of Moldovan teachers talk about the lessons of Soviet-era deportations to Siberia. From Ziarul de Garda.

By Maria Svet
24 August 2017
Transdniester Once Again a Thorn in the Side of Moldova-Russia Relationship Premium

Russia is at odds with Chisinau’s demand that the UN should put the issue of Russian troop withdrawal on the agenda. 

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

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.



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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. 

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