The NGO at head of massive protests over a $1 billion bank fraud threatens ‘civil disobedience.’
IMF team due in Chisinau for talks on a possible bailout.
Unrest continues after $1 billion vanished from bank coffers last year
Plus, U.S. stealth fighters visit NATO allies and Croatia’s foreign minister sets sights on top UN job.
Death toll rises to three after far-right groups assault parliament.
Plus, violence racks Macedonia’s biggest Albanian party and Poland tilts farther into the no-euro camp.
Plus, Moldova’s whistleblowing education chief is tipped for prime minister, and Kosovo arrests a high-ranking judge.
Plus, the deeds of a fabled Red Army unit may have been more fiction than fact, and Moldovans march for a union with Romania.
Plus, a bid to create a war crimes court in Kosovo falters, and a pro-EU mayor wins re-election in Moldova’s capital.
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