Pro-Russian President of Moldova Igor Dodon yesterday (7 February) warned NATO that the closer ties it seeks with his strategically placed country could undermine its neutrality and threaten its security.
The European Union has quashed the suggestion that Russia could be involved in a trilateral review of Moldova’s Association Agreement with the bloc, which its president called into question last week during a visit to Moscow.
Moldova's president said today (17 January) he hoped the ex-Soviet state's Association Agreement with the European Union would be cancelled if his party obtains a parliamentary majority, paving the way for an alliance with Moscow.
Moldova’s President-elect, Socialist Igor Dodon, has reiterated his opposition to plans to open a NATO Liaison Office in the country’s capital of Chișinău, according to Moldovan media. EurActiv Romania reports.
President Vladimir Putin struck an unusually conciliatory tone in his annual state of the nation address yesterday (1 December), saying Moscow wanted to get on with the incoming US administration and was looking to make friends not enemies.
One in seven people with HIV in Europe is unaware of their infection, the EU and World Health Organization reported Tuesday (29 November) as 2015 marked another record year for new HIV cases in the region.
The breakaway strategy should be understood as part of Russia's broader efforts to keep its sphere of influence in the former Soviet periphery intact so as to buffer against foreign rivals, writes Eugene Chausovsky.
The pro-Russian winner of Moldova's presidential election said today (15 November) the country would not cut ties with the European Union, appearing to row back on campaign comments that it should move closer to Moscow.
EU ministers approved a common defence plan yesterday (14 November) despite sharp differences over how far it should go, as Donald Trump's election win stoked fears about Washington's commitment to European security.
A pro-Russian candidate for president of Moldova has won the race, preliminary results showed yesterday (13 November), following a campaign in which he vowed to slam the brakes on seven years of closer integration with the European Union.
Energy majors are lining up to obtain hydrocarbon exploration projects in Moldova but the outcome is dependent on the result of the upcoming presidential election, according to a former Romanian energy minister. EurActiv Romania reports.
Moldova's presidential election will go to a second round, preliminary results showed early today (31 October), after a pro-Russian socialist candidate fell short of winning sufficient support to achieve all-out victory.
With an economic crisis in neighbouring Russia and growing uncertainty in Europe, the hordes of migrant workers from ex-Soviet Moldova face a huge dilemma: whether to return home to grim prospects or ride out tough times abroad.
Moldova will go to the ballots on Sunday (30 October) for a presidential election viewed as a tug-of-war between supporters of European integration and advocates of closer relations with the ex-Soviet country's former master Moscow.
The foreign ministers of the 28 EU countries have redefined yesterday (17 October) the Union foreign policy priorities for 2016 and the basis of its relations with Russia and the countries of the Eastern neighbourhood.
The European Court of Auditors published a very critical assessment today (1 September) of the way the Commission spends EU money in Moldova, a country associated with the EU and with an ambition to join the Union in the longer term.