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No benefit in joining European Union in current form: Moldovan President Igor Dodon

June 3, 2017 10:30 pm
No benefit in joining European Union in current form: Moldovan President Igor Dodon

Moldovan President Igor Dodon gives a speech during a session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) in Saint Petersburg on June 2, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Moldova’s president has questioned the benefits of joining the European Union at a time the bloc is losing Britain, saying that his […]

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Thousands protest in Chisinau after pro-Russian Igor Dodon wins Moldova vote

November 15, 2016 6:00 pm
Thousands protest in Chisinau after pro-Russian Igor Dodon wins Moldova vote

Thousands of Moldovans have protested in the capital Chisinau after a West-leaning politician claimed that a presidential runoff which propelled her pro-Russian rival to victory was “neither free nor fair.” The protesters gathered in front of Moldova’s Great National Assembly before marching to the Central Electoral Commission where a high number of riot […]

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Moldova’s pro-Russian candidate Igor Dodon declares victory in presidential runoff

November 14, 2016 12:00 pm
Moldova’s pro-Russian candidate Igor Dodon declares victory in presidential runoff

Moldova’s Socialist Party presidential candidate Igor Dodon speaks to the media after a presidential election at his election headquarters in Chisinau, November 14, 2016. (Photo by Reuters) Moldova’s pro-Russian candidate Igor Dodon has declared victory in the presidential runoff after beating his West-leaning rival. “I am president for the whole […]

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Moldovans head to polls in presidential runoff

November 13, 2016 1:12 pm
Moldovans head to polls in presidential runoff

People walk past an electoral poster of presidential candidate Igor Dodon reading, “We’ll win, Moldova will be better” in Chisinau on November 12, 2016. (Photo by AFP) After inconclusive presidential elections, Moldova is holding a run-off poll, in which the Russia-friendly candidate is expected to score a victory against his […]

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Moldova presidential election looks set for runoff

October 31, 2016 10:00 am
Moldova presidential election looks set for runoff

Voters cast their ballots at a polling station in the Scoreni Village, Moldova, October 30, 2016. (Photo by AFP) The presidential election in Moldova will most likely go to a second round as neither of the two candidates has gained the required 51 percent of the votes to avoid a […]

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People in Moldova voting in first presidential election in 20 years

October 30, 2016 4:25 pm
People in Moldova voting in first presidential election in 20 years

A member of a local electoral commission carries a ballot box at a polling station ahead of the presidential election in Chisinau, Moldova, October 29, 2016. (Photo by Reuters) People in Moldova have started casting their ballots in the country’s first presidential election in two decades, in what is viewed […]

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Moldova

December 18, 2012 6:09 am
Moldova

Moldova, republic in southeastern Europe. In Moldovan, the state language, the country’s official name is Republica Moldova. Moldova is bordered on the north, east, and south by Ukraine and on the west by Romania. Moldovans are the country’s largest ethnic group, although other ethnic groups constitute a majority in some regions. Chişinău is […]

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