Category Archives: Moldova

Mar 24 2015

Russia’s economic troubles threaten support for breakaway republic of Transnistria

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Russia’s financial support for Transnistria, designed to to buy Moscow political leverage to shape the breakaway state’s foreign policy direction, is at risk of drying up. In spite of a pervasive pro-Russia narrative among locals, the government in Tiraspol is … Continue reading

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Dec 17 2014

The Moldovan Elections of 2014 are more than about Putin or the EU: Corruption, Poverty and Parties

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The most shocking result of the Moldovan elections has been the rise of the Socialist Party, closely associated with Russia. “It would be incorrect to see them as Russian stooges, opportunists, or as old faces under a new banner. Instead, their … Continue reading

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