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Will Moldova meet the expectations?


On 19, November referendum on dismissing the Chisinau mayor (primar) was initiated by the Socialist party.

Evolution in Moldova security sector. Prospects for the future


The defence sector was a low priority in the political competition as it provided little political, economic and reputational incentives

Moldova: A setback on reform agenda


Appointing new minister of Defense, Eugen Sturza, triggered battles between the President and the Speaker of the Parliament

Moldova: Internal political discord and democratic process stagnation


The Moldovan military, in spite of the President’s ban, took part in the Rapid Trident exercises within the framework of the NATO Partnership for Peace program in Ukraine

Moldova on the edge of democracy


(Українська) Одним из самых важных событий на внутриполитической арене Молдовы за последние два месяца стало принятие закона о смешанной избирательной системе

Moldova: Mixed electoral saga continues


The most important development on the domestic level is the reform of the Republic of Moldova’s electoral system

Eastern Europe And South Caucasus Facing New Security Environment


The new possibilities for the cooperation with the EU, on the one hand, and the Russian influence that is always present in this part of the world, on the other hand, were the main issues of the round table

Moldova: Authorities Forcing Mixed Electoral System


The President of Moldova Igor Dodon is the only foreign head of the state who participated in the military parade in Moscow

Moldova: Internal political debates, ambivalent economic decisions and ambiguous foreign policy against background of natural disasters


The economic situation was considerably worsened by the abnormal snowfalls in April

Moldova: Meddling through the East – West divide


Debates around the changes to electoral system were the most important development in Moldova’s domestic policy.

Moldova: Stable instability is the new normal


Despite the efforts made by the government to create the impression of stability in the country, Moldova remains highly divided politically and economically weak.

Moldova Between Two Fires: The 2016 Presidential Election and the Balance of Power


Electing Dodon has called into question whether Moldova will continue its pro-Western path or it will look more towards Russia

Moldova: Dodon is moving beyond rhetoric


The first top-level meeting on the territory of Transnistria took place right before President’s trip to Moscow

Moldova: New President & Old Issues


Moldova faced loss of trust as well as reassessment of relations with foreign development partners