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Moldovan president-elect opposes planned NATO office

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.
Central Europe 16-02-2016

Juncker: Romania could see its monitoring lifted before Bulgaria

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Monday (15 February) that the Commission’s monitoring of the country’s efforts to improve its law-enforcement systems and to combat corruption could be lifted before it does so with Bulgaria.
Europe's East 21-01-2016

Protestors break into Parliament, as Moldova’s new pro-EU government is approved

Moldovan lawmakers approved a new government yesterday (20 January), headed by a pro-European premier, amid chaotic scenes, as angry protesters entered parliament and opposition legislators tried to block the vote.
Elections 23-09-2015

Former PM: Early elections would be ‘a catastrophe’ for Moldova

EXCLUSIVE/ Early elections would only profit the pro-Russian forces, former Prime Minister Vlad Filat told EURACTIV, as tens of thousands of Moldovans are protesting in Chisinau, demanding the resignation of the president, and early elections, over a $1 billion bank fraud that has hit living standards. 
Europe's East 07-09-2015

Moldova banking scandal fuels biggest protest ever

Tens of thousands of Moldovans rallied yesterday (6 September) in the heart of the capital Chisinau in the biggest street protests in memory, demanding the resignation of the president and early elections over a $1 billion bank fraud that has hit living standards.
Klaus Iohannis
Elections 05-01-2015

New Romanian leader chooses Moldova for first foreign visit

The first official visit abroad of Romanian president Klaus Iohannis will take place in the Republic of Moldova on 22- 23 January, the Romanian media announced today (5 January). EURACTIV Romania reports.
Europe's East 23-08-2012

Bomb thrown at Moldovan PM during Merkel visit

A man threw a petrol bomb at the motorcade of Moldovan Prime Minister Vlad Filat as he returned from hosting a reception for visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel, a government aide said today (23 August). There were no injuries reported in the attack.
Elections 19-03-2012

Moldova elects president after 917-day deadlock

Moldova's parliament elected a veteran judge who vowed to tackle rampant corruption as the country's new president on Friday (16 March), ending a three-year hiatus that had delayed reform in the impoverished, ex-Soviet republic.