All posts tagged Moldova

Valeriu Strelet. Photo:
October 29, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

The future of Moldova’s pro-Western ruling coalition was put in doubt on October 29, when the cabinet of prime minister Valeriu Strelet was brought down by a motion of no […]

Vlad Filat, left, shakes hands with European Council president Herman van Rompuy before the European Council meeting in Brussels in December 2011. Photo: President of the European Council/

Former Moldovan PM detained in bank fraud investigation

October 16, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Moldovan prosecutors detained Vlad Filat, leader of the Liberal-Democrat party and former prime minister, on October 16 as part of an investigation in ...


Moldovan capital city re-elects pro-Western mayor

June 29, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Incumbent Dorin Chirtoaca won re-election for a third term as mayor of Moldova’s capital city Chisinau, in a run-off on June 28 against a former ...


Pro-Russian parties fail in upset bid at Moldova’s local elections

June 15, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Pro-Moscow socialists came in third in the local elections on June 14 in Moldova, despite expectations it could ride a protest vote against the ruling ...

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    Moldovan PM resigns amid investigation of document fraud
    June 12, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Moldova’s prime minister Chiril Gaburici resigned on June 12 after less than four months on the job, threatening to trigger a new political crisis in the country still reeling from […]

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    Moldova after the elections: Politics overtakes reform
    March 5, 2015, by Corneliu Ciurea for the European Council on Foreign Relations

    What has happened in Moldova in recent months can be explained by saying that political logic is finally taking revenge on bureaucratic logic. Moldovan politicians have started to rebel against […]

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    Merkel: Russia meddling with countries’ EU aspirations
    December 8, 2014, by VOANews

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is bitterly accusing Russia of trying to meddle with the desires of eastern European countries to pursue a path of integration with the European Union. Merkel […]