18 March 2016
Moldovan Gang Accused of Masterminding Italian Art Theft Premium

Guard may have helped armed thieves lift valuable Renaissance works from Verona’s Castelvecchio Museum.

7 March 2016
Moldova to Elect Presidents by Popular Vote, Court Rules Premium

Constitutional Court ruling that the next president must be elected by a national vote seen as unlikely to placate protesters.


27 January 2016
Bucharest Extends Lifeline to Moldova Premium

Romania’s loan offer comes a week after the latest government took office amid mass protests in Chisinau against corruption.

21 January 2016
Thousands Demonstrate in Moldova Premium

Demonstrators on Wednesday stormed the country’s parliament after it approved a new pro-European government.

15 January 2016
Moldovan President Tries Again to Name a Premier Premium

One candidate for prime minister rejected by parliament, another by the president in last month.

22 December 2015
Moldova Communists Quit Party, Form Pro-EU Group Premium
President names ex-premier Ion Sturza to form new government, as exit of 14 Communist deputies bolsters pro-EU side.
27 November 2015
Moldovan Police: Paramilitary Band Planned Uprising

 Group allegedly aimed to set up a breakaway territory like those in eastern Ukraine.

20 November 2015
Moldova: Water – Source of Corruption? Premium

Moldova’s environmental fund give grants without much oversight; one to the village of Gura Cainarului may land its mayor and local business in hot water.

By Marcela Zamosteanu, and Dorin Galben
10 November 2015
Romanian President Rejects Moldova Loan Premium
Chisinau left almost bereft of potential aid donors.
10 November 2015
Moldovan Justice: Fast and Furious Premium
Politics make for strange bedfellows, but politicians of all stripes see one man, Vlad Plahotniuc, a billionaire ‘gray eminence’, as having orchestrated their arrests or prolonged detentions.
By Marina Shupac



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. 

It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.

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