20 December 2017
Chisinau Calls Ambassador Home as Row with Moscow Intensifies Premium

Moldova says Russia is trying to scupper an investigation into a money laundering scheme.

13 December 2017
A Dying Trade
A household staple for generations, the weaving of wool carpets is fading away, living on mainly in the stories of those who lovingly practiced the craft their entire lives. From Ziarul de Garda.
By Liliana Botnariuc
7 November 2017
Moldovans Look to the West in New Migration Trend Premium

Euros and dollars are beating out rubles in new remittance data, indicating a significant pattern shift.

2 November 2017
Moldovans Don’t Speak Romanian, Angry Dodon Declares Premium

The outside world sees little difference between the main languages spoken in the neighbor countries, but many Moldovans beg to differ.

25 October 2017
Hamstrung Moldovan President Loses Fight with Government Premium

Igor Dodon vows again to replace the parliamentary form of government with a presidential state.

26 September 2017
Moldovan Leader Seeks to Broaden His Powers Premium

Igor Dodon keeps on sniping at pro-EU government despite joining forces with ruling party on controversial electoral law.

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.



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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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