Digital currency could be an alternative to the dollar for wildcat regions in Georgia, Ukraine, and Moldova.
Acting prime minister had called for early elections in order to secure mandate for legislative changes.
Critics say the authorities seek to divert anger at state repression onto little-known Muslim extremists.
The Belt and Road vision is grand on paper, but the promised jobs and factories have been slow to materialize.
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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.