A summit between Georgia, Ukraine and Moldova in the Georgian Black Sea city of Batumi culminated on Monday (19 July) with the signature of a declaration calling for the EU to acknowledge the perspective of these countries to become full EU members one day. EURACTIV reports from Batumi.
European Council President Charles Michel will attend a regional summit in the Georgian Black Sea city of Batumi on Monday (19 July), after a weekend visit of Armenia and Azerbaijan, in what appears as an attempt to keep the region closer to the EU. EURACTIV reports from Batumi.
Moldova's main pro-European party has won a resounding victory in parliamentary polls, results showed Monday (12 July), strengthening the hand of President Maia Sandu as the former World Bank economist pushes to reform her ex-Soviet country.
Moldovan President Maia Sandu pledged an "end to the rule of thieves" Sunday (11 July) as her pro-European party looked set to win snap parliamentary elections she called to shore up her position against pro-Russia forces.
The three former Soviet republics hoping to join the EU have formalised their cooperation towards a more ambitious European integration on Monday (17 May) during a meeting of their foreign ministers in Kyiv.
Moldova's recently-elected and pro-European President Maia Sandu on Wednesday (28 April) dissolved parliament and scheduled fresh elections for July, bringing to a head a dispute with lawmakers loyal to her predecessor.
The idea of offering more tailor-made integration to the three Eastern associated partner countries, -- Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine, -- is gaining momentum on the Commission's agenda, according to an EU official.
Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Tuesday (12 January) called on the European Union to help source coronavirus vaccines, as he tries to stave off criticism for failing to secure any western-made jabs.
Thousands of supporters of Moldova’s incoming president Maia Sandu protested on Thursday (3 December) against a move by parliament to strip her of control of the intelligence service weeks before she takes office.
Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday (1 December) dismissed as “irresponsible” the proposal of Moldova’s president-elect Maia Sandu for Russian troops to leave the breakaway Transnistria republic. Russian forces have been deployed to Transnistria — a narrow strip of...
Pro-European challenger Maia Sandu has won the second round of Moldova's presidential election and is well ahead of the pro-Russian incumbent with almost all ballots counted, according to the central election commission.
Moldova's pro-European presidential hopeful Maia Sandu won a surprise first-round victory in elections at the weekend, a major setback for Moscow-backed incumbent Igor Dodon that suggests a tight second round later this month.
Moldova's pro-Moscow President Igor Dodon won the most votes the presidential election on Sunday (1 November), according to partial results, but looks set to face his longtime pro-Western rival Maia Sandu in a second round later this month.
Moldovans go to polls Sunday (1 November) to elect a president under the watchful eye of Moscow which wants the polarised country to remain in its orbit amid political and security crises on Russia's borders.
As EU countries begin mulling exit strategies, EURACTIV takes a look at the COVID-19 situation in EU's Eastern neighbourhood, including the spread of the virus and a short overview of containment measures.
As associated countries of Georgia, Ukraine and Moldova ask for a more ambitious Eastern Partnership (EaP) policy, the debate continues about the next steps and available financial support for what is lauded as one of the EU's most successful foreign policies.
When billions of dollars disappear from banks in Ukraine and Moldova, and justice isn't done in spite of European funds supporting judicial reforms in these countries, trust in the EU is inevitably eroded, said a high EU official.
Moldovan lawmakers on Thursday (14 November) approved a new minority government controlled by the Socialist Party of pro-Russian President Igor Dodon, two days after the dissolution of a pro-European government.
Moldova’s government was brought down by a no-confidence vote on Tuesday (12 November), threatening more instability just five months after pro-Western Prime Minister Maia Sandu took office promising to fight corruption.
Moldovan President Igor Dodon said on Thursday (7 November) the former Soviet republic’s coalition government could collapse following a move by the prime minister to take on powers to nominate the prosecutor general.
There is a high consensus in Moldova that we want good relations with Brussels and Moscow, but we have no alternative to strong pro-European integration, Moldova's new foreign minister, Nicu Popescu, told EURACTIV.com in an exclusive interview.