Posts Tagged ‘moldova’

Moldova threatened by ‘hybrid warfare generated by Russia’ to destabilise government

Moldova does not currently face “imminent military danger”, but is subject to “hybrid warfare generated by Russia” in a bid to “overthrow state power”, according to its defence minister Anatolie Nosatii. On the border with Ukraine, and cheek-to-cheek with Russian-controlled breakaway region, Transnistria, Moldova is in a precarious geographical and political position within Europe. One […]

Moldova: New anti-government protests backed by pro-Russian oligarch

On Tuesday in Chisinau, demonstrations called for government subsidies for winter energy bills. Source

Facebook used in operation to ‘destabilise’ Moldova government

Facebook has since removed the ads paid by the exiled oligarch Ilan Shor but experts believe they’ve managed to have an impact on Moldovan society Source

Thousands of protesters march in Moldova demanding help with the cost of living crisis

Several thousand protesters rallied in Moldova’s capital on Sunday to demand the country’s new pro-Western government fully cover citizens’ winter heating bills amid a cost-of-living crisis and skyrocketing inflation. The protest was organised by a recently formed group called Movement for the People and supported by members of Moldova’s Russia-friendly Shor Party, which holds six […]

In Moscow’s crosshairs: Moldova looks east and west to stay warm this winter

Moscow is using energy as a weapon against Moldova. Residents there have taken to the streets in the capital Chisinau, to protest against the pro-European government. Source

Putin now has his eyes on Moldova’s Transnistria, expert says

This week, Russian president Vladimir Putin declared the accession of four Ukrainian territories to Russia after referendums that have been dismissed as sham votes. The ceremony held in Moscow to celebrate the occasion was branded a “freak show” by Ukraine’s leaders, but Putin says this was the will of “millions of people.” Russia’s military has […]

Patent And Trademark Services In Moldova

Counsel to one of many greatest Japanese buying and selling firms in its acquisition of an Indonesian company providing supporting providers of electronic cost processing system for business-to-business which connects micro, small and medium enterprise enterprises to the digital fee and supply chain platform facilities. Last year, after Gbagbo’s arrest, UN specialists received a possibility […]

The Most Effective Legislation Firms And Attorneys In Moldova, Jap Europe, Europe

Officers of the Department of State and U.S. citizens concerned in legal disputes abroad. embassies and consulates abroad are prohibited by federal regulation from performing as brokers or attorneys on behalf of U.S. As famous by Quigley, supra observe 5, at 214, ‘a decree issued May 20, 1994 recites that “the legal guidelines, laws and […]

Moldova is Very Worried Russia will Invade their Country Next

Moldova’s Prime Minister has said she is very worried Russia will invade her country next, while warning that no country is safe from Vladimir Putin. Natalia Gavrilita’s warning came after Moscow’s forces made gains in Ukraine’s south and east, near to the Moldova-Ukraine border, in recent months. Analysts believe the Kremlin is trying to create […]

Moldova says it will pay debts as Russia’s Gazprom threatens to cut gas supplies

Moldova’s deputy prime minister said the country would pay off an outstanding debt to Russian gas giant Gazprom which had threatened to cut supplies to the country within 48 hours. Andrei Spinu said Moldova would “fulfil its obligations” and pay off a debt worth €65.8 million. The former Soviet country has been in the throes […]

Why has it taken Moldova so long to shake off its Soviet legacy?

Fresh out of university and starting a career in teaching, Alina had good reason to be optimistic back in August 1991. But it wasn’t just the 25-year-old’s new job fuelling the hope. Her country, Moldova, had just done the unthinkable and voted to leave the Soviet Union. “My generation had many dreams back then,” the […]

Pro-EU party in Moldova wins clear majority in election

A pro-reform party seeking closer ties for Moldova with the European Union has won a clear majority in the parliamentary election, electoral commission results show Monday. Sunday’s election was called by President Maia Sandu who sought to gain a parliament made up of pro-EU reformists in the former Soviet republic. The Party of Action and […]

President Maia Sandu says ‘reign of thieves’ is over after Moldova election

President Maia Sandu appears to have won a huge mandate in Moldova’s parliamentary election on Sunday, securing enough parliamentary seats to ensure the country’s pro-Russian opposition cannot obstruct the broad reformist agenda that won her the presidency in November last year. On Facebook on Sunday night, Sandu said that she hoped the result would mark […]

Lithuania to donate 200,000 COVID-19 vaccines to Moldova, Georgia and Ukraine

Lithuania will donate 200,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to neighbouring countries in the Eastern Partnership. The initiative was announced by Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis on Friday, who stated that the Baltic country was ready to “share life-saving vaccines with our eastern partners.” “Today, we have an opportunity to demonstrate the Lithuanian solidarity,” he said […]

Illegal workers from Moldova ‘smuggled into France on fake passports’

European police forces say they have dismantled a vast criminal network that was exploiting illegal migrant workers in France. Between 100 and 150 construction workers from Moldova were smuggled across Europe to work on French building sites, authorities said. A total of 38 people have been arrested in France, Romania and Moldova for their alleged […]

Moldova’s pro-Russian prime minister Ion Chicu resigns

Moldova’s pro-Russian prime minister Ion Chicu has resigned, paving the way for an early parliamentary election in the country, which has seen widespread protests calling for the government to stand down. Chicu, who has led a pro-Russian government since November 2019 in the former Soviet state, announced his resignation on Wednesday, a day before the […]

Maia Sandu on track to become Moldova’s new president

Maia Sandu is on track to become the next president of Moldova, leading sitting president Igor Dodon with over 95% of the votes cast. Sandu, who lost the presidential election in 2016 to Dodon by just 70,000 votes, was buoyed by huge turnout by the 1.2 million-strong Moldovan diaspora that chose her over Dodon in […]

Moldova election: Could pro-EU candidate Maia Sandu oust Putin’s pick Igor Dodon on Sunday?

Moldova goes to the polls on Sunday to decide whether President Igor Dodon will get to stay in the presidential palace in Chisinau for the next four years – or whether he will have to hand over the keys to his rival and political nemesis, former prime minister Maia Sandu. The two candidates advanced to […]

In a divided Moldova, President Igor Dodon fights for four more years

This November a divided country will hold a presidential election where an incumbent known for – amongst other things – his relationship with Vladimir Putin will seek a second term in office. Igor Dodon is hoping that on November 1 – two days before another hotly-anticipated election – Moldovan voters will grant him another four […]

Belarus should be a warning for Moldova ahead of election, says presidential hopeful Maia Sandu

When asked about her vision for the future of Moldova, Maia Sandu is clear — perhaps brutally so. She says only a “cleansing of the political class” will solve Moldova’s problems, which Sandu claims centre on migration, corruption and weak state institutions. It hasn’t been so long since Sandu was part of that political class. […]

Bastille day attack: Possibly 50 killed in Nice, France after truck drives into crowd, reports of gunfire

     People could be seen running in panic after a truck crashed into the crowd on Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France. Many people have been reportedly injured. There also have been unconfirmed reports of gunfire. Witnesses reported that the truck that drove into the crowd was watching the fireworks celebration of Bastille Day. Photos […]

‘Not an angel, but devil of death’: Danish nurse given life term for murdering elderly patients

On Friday, a Danish court sentenced Christina Hansen, 33, to life imprisonment, saying the woman “knew the patients would die [as a result of] her acts.” California doctor convicted of murder in patient overdose deaths, gets 30 years Hansen was charged with administering overdoses of morphine and strong sedatives to three elderly people at a […]

We took opportunities against Argentina, Iran captain Saeid Marouf says

Iran earned a hard-fought 3-2 (25-22, 25-20, 21-25, 13-25 and 15-11) victory over Argentina in the FIVB World League on Sunday. “We played well against Argentina. The third and the fourth sets were tougher and the Argentina showed a strong block and defense. We took all the opportunities we had in the tiebreak to win […]

Home of the caged: Lawsuit exposes the horrors of the American injustice system

     A Texas jail has been caging people who are too poor to afford bail, according to a new lawsuit. Harris County Jail – the largest in Texas and the third largest in the US – is accused of keeping most of its incarcerated population locked up for misdemeanors because they can’t afford bail or […]

What Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Iran means for Asia

The deals signed on Monday will also impact Pakistan, Afghanistan and China Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi concluded a two-day visit to Iran bysigning a raft of agreements Monday, including two key deals that will likely enable him to circumvent contentious neighbor and regional rival Pakistan — thereby establishing a crucial economic and strategic pathway […]

DEA offers TSA agent a cut of passengers’ cash

     An “investigative summary” posted this month by the Justice Department’s inspector general criticizes the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for hiring a federal airport security screener to help find seizable cash in passengers’ luggage. Under the arrangement, the DEA designated the screener a “confidential source” and promised him a cut of any money he found […]

Russian researchers plan nuking asteroids for EU defense project to avoid fate of Dinos

READ MORE: If something big enough hits Earth now, say ‘bye-bye’ – Rosetta mission astrophysicist Russian scientists believe that, at the present time, a nuclear explosion set off close to a dangerous asteroid remains the most effective means to change its trajectory, and thus escape the impact, TASS news agency reported on Saturday. Although international […]

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