17 March 2017
Cut Loose in Europe Premium

Thousands of Moldovans could find themselves stranded after losing Romanian citizenship in a bureaucratic snafu.

By Diana Frumosu
14 March 2017
Moldova Needs to Continue Reforms, EU Report Says Premium

Although implementation of Association Agreement has progressed, more efforts are needed to “improve the rule of law and the business environment.”

1 March 2017
Sex Ed in Moldova: Easier Said Than Done
Despite several legislative attempts, and support at many level of society, the subject remains off-limits to the vast majority of Moldovan students. From Ziarul de Garda.
By Maria Shvetz
22 February 2017
Moldovan Homecoming

After years of living and working abroad, can homeward-bound Moldovans make their entrepreneurial dreams come true? From Ziarul de Garda.

By Liliya Zakharia
20 February 2017
Moldovan Artist Gives Tangible Form to “Theft of the Century” Premium

According to its creator, the piles of fake bills totaling the billion dollars that went missing from local banks is meant to show the scale of the fraud. 

14 February 2017
Newspapers Without News

Moldova has been a regional leader in open government, but the media recently launched a campaign to highlight backtracking on commitments to greater transparency.

19 January 2017
Moldovan Opposition Seethes Over President’s Russia Trip Premium

Igor Dodon drops welcome words into his Russian counterpart Putin’s ear.

16 January 2017
Moldovan Prisons: Judged and Found Wanting Premium

Critics from the Council of Europe to the government itself say Moldova needs a more humane prison system. And they’ve kept on saying it for years.

By Zarina Alimbaeva
23 December 2016
Moldova’s Politicized Church Premium

Actively involved in the electoral campaign, the influential Orthodox Church played a significant role in Dodon’s victory. From Ziarul de Garda.

By Victor Mosneag
23 December 2016
Toning It Down Premium

President-elect Igor Dodon’s rhetoric and actions might differ in practice from his promises during the electoral campaign, analysts believe. 

By Tamara Grejdeanu




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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. 

It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.

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