All posts tagged Moldova

European Council President Herman Van Rompuy with Iurie Leanca, prime minister of Moldova.  Photo: Council of the European Union
November 27, 2014, by Alex Bivol

Moldovan voters will head to polling stations on November 23 to elect a new parliament, a vote that is seen as a key test of the country’s course for closer […]


Moldova seeks to sever energy dependence on Russia with new gas pipeline

August 28, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Moldova has inaugurated a new gas interconnector pipeline on its border with Romania, the first step towards gaining a measure of independence from ...

Russia bans beef and cattle imports from Romania

July 2, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Russia announced on July 1 2014 that it would ban beef and cattle imports from Romania amid fears of bovine spongiform encephalopathy, known as “ ...

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Bulgarian President: Association Agreement raises EU-Moldova relationship to new level

July 2, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The Association Agreement signed between the European Union and Moldova on June 27 raises the relationships between the Moldova and the EU to a new le ...

  • Left to right: European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso, European Council president Herman van Rompuy and Moldovan prime minister Iurie Leanca after the association agreement signing ceremony on June 27 2014. Photo: The Council of the European Union.
    As EU pact is celebrated, Moldova keeps wary eye on Russia
    July 1, 2014, by VOANews

    Former Soviet republic Moldova’s government is happily embracing a new pact with the European Union. But the celebration is overshadowed by the prospect of Russian retaliation for the move, especially […]

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    In Moldova, visa-free does not mean poverty-free
    June 13, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

    A short while ago, it was unaffordable for the family of Ecaterina Hauca (15) from the village of Tigheci in Moldova, to visit their relatives in Italy. Now it is […]

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    Separatist Transnistria finds it needs Moldova after all
    May 22, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

    Kremlin-backed separatists in Donbas and Russian-annexed Crimea have something to learn from Transnistria, the breakaway republic of Moldova. The region’s primary business entity – Moldova Steel Works – exports through […]

  • Visit of Herman Van Rompuy to Chisinau, Moldova
    Europe raises stakes with tour of former Soviet states
    May 14, 2014, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

    The President of the European Council Herman van Rompuy visited Georgia Wednesday – the latest stop on a tour of former Soviet states which aim to sign Association Agreements with […]

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    EU to sign major deal with Moldova on June 27
    May 14, 2014, by VOANews

    European Council President Herman Van Rompuy says the EU will sign a major economic and political agreement with Moldova on June 27. He also warned against external pressure in remarks […]