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  1. September 28, 2010

    Fresh elections called in Moldova

    Moldova’s acting president has dissolved parliament and called fresh elections in a bid to end a political stalemate that...

  2. November 11, 2009

    Clash over new president deepens Moldova crisis

    Moldova's Communist opposition blocked an attempt by the pro-European coalition to appoint a new president yesterday, in a...

  1. November 10, 2009

    Clash over president deepens Moldova crisis

    Moldova’s Communist opposition blocked an attempt by the pro-European coalition to appoint a new president on Tuesday, in a...

  2. October 15, 2009

    Grenade blast injures 40 in Moldovan capital

    A grenade explosion in the Moldovan capital Chisinau injured as many as 40 people on Wednesday evening, prompting concerns...

  3. August 3, 2009

    Urbane economist holds key to forming Moldova coalition

    Marian Lupu has been tipped as Moldova's kingmaker ever since he quit the Communists in the wake of disputed elections in...

  4. August 2, 2009

    Urbane economist is key to Moldova coalition

    Marian Lupu has been tipped as Moldova’s kingmaker ever since he quit the Communists in the wake of disputed elections in...

  5. July 31, 2009

    Opposition poll triumph sours in Moldova

    An electoral victory for Moldova's opposition parties over the ruling Communists soured yesterday as doubts emerged that...

  6. July 30, 2009

    Moldovans want to have it both ways

    Moldova is a miserable country. It boasts the unenviable distinction of being the poorest place in Europe. The greatest...

  7. July 29, 2009

    Poll victory for Moldova opposition sours

    An electoral victory for Moldova’s opposition parties over the ruling Communists soured on Thursday as doubts emerged that...

  8. July 29, 2009

    Moldova faces fresh vote for new direction

    Three months after an outbreak of post-election violence, Moldovans return to the polls in a vote likely to determine...

  9. July 28, 2009

    Moldova faces fresh vote for direction

    Three months after an outbreak of post-election violence, Moldovans return to the polls in a vote likely to determine...

  10. July 28, 2009

    China gains a foothold in Russia’s backyard

    A week before Wednesday’s repeat parliamentary elections in Moldova, China signed an agreement to loan $1bn (£600m, €700m)...

  11. June 16, 2009

    Moldova dissolves parliament

    Moldova’s opposition scored a key victory in its battle with the country’s president on Monday night, when he was forced to...

  12. June 4, 2009

    Blow to authority of Moldova leader

    Moldova’s veteran Communist president on Wednesday suffered a big blow to his authority when cracks appeared in his party’s...

  13. June 4, 2009

    Blow to Moldova leader's authority

    Moldova's veteran Communist president yesterday suffered a blow to his authority when parliament rejected his bid to secure...

  14. May 29, 2009

    Tycoon tussles with president in Moldova

    For most Moldovans, last month's political crisis is over. The ruling Communist party has been working to consolidate its...

  15. May 29, 2009

    Moldova rulers turn up heat on business

    For most Moldovans, last month's political crisis is over. The ruling Communist party has been working to consolidate its...

  16. May 28, 2009

    Moldova’s rulers turn up heat on business

    For most Moldovans, last month’s political crisis is over. The ruling Communist party has been working to consolidate its...

  17. May 3, 2009

    Global insight: EU‘s eastern diplomacy needs tailoring

    One of the European Union’s great strengths is its ability, as a prosperous, democratic community of like-minded states, to...

  18. May 2, 2009

    Belarus fears battle for regional influence

    Belarus is anxious that a European Union initiative to strengthen ties with six ex-Soviet states should not turn into a...

  19. May 1, 2009

    Belarus fears battle for regional influence

    Belarus is anxious that a European Union initiative to strengthen ties with six ex-Soviet states should not turn into a...

  20. April 24, 2009

    Romania criticises Brussels for 'business as usual' on Moldova

    Romania yesterday criticised the European Union's policy towards Moldova, calling for a tougher line on human rights abuses...

  21. April 22, 2009

    EU mission seeks Moldova deal

    The European Union will today redouble its efforts to help restore political stability to Moldova, with the first...

  22. April 22, 2009

    EU mission seeks Moldova deal

    The European Union will redouble its efforts to help restore political stability to Moldova on Wednesday, with the first...

  23. April 17, 2009

    Moldova brutality admitted

    A senior official in Moldova's Communist party has admitted that opposition protesters have been subject to police...

  24. April 17, 2009

    Moldovan official admits brutality

    A senior official in Moldova's Communist party admitted that opposition protesters suffered police brutality over the past...

  25. April 16, 2009

    Moldova brutality admitted

    A senior official in Moldova’s Communist party has admitted that opposition protesters have been subject to police brutality...

  26. April 16, 2009

    Brussels picks careful path through diplomatic dispute

    The post-election crisis in Moldova is the latest test of the European Union's capacity to promote stability and prosperity...

  27. April 16, 2009

    Romania in citizenship offer to 1m Moldovans

    The president of Romania has offered fast-track citizenship to up to 1m Moldovans, saying Bucharest could not stand idly by...

  28. April 16, 2009

    Romania in citizenship offer to 1m Moldovans

    Romania's president has offered to fast-track citizenship for up to 1m Moldovans, saying Bucharest could not stand idly by...

  29. April 15, 2009

    Moldova crisis tests EU influence

    The post-election crisis in Moldova is the latest test of the European Union’s capacity to promote stability and prosperity...

  30. April 15, 2009

    Romania offers citizenship to 1m Moldovans

    The president of Romania has offered fast-track citizenship to up to 1m Moldovans, saying Bucharest could not stand idly by...

  31. April 13, 2009

    Protests prompt Moldova recount

    Moldova's Constitutional Court yesterday agreed to stage a recount of last week's election after thousands of people took...

  32. April 12, 2009

    Demonstrations prompt Moldovan recount

    Moldova’s Constitutional Court on Sunday agreed to stage a recount of last week’s election after thousands of people took to...

  33. April 10, 2009

    Moldovan president calls for election recount

    Moldova’s Communist president bowed to opposition demands on Friday and called for a recount of votes in last weekend’s...

  34. April 9, 2009

    Allegations fly over Moldova poll riot

    Workmen took the place of looters in Moldova’s parliament on Thursday as the government and the opposition blamed each other...

  35. April 9, 2009

    Police hold 193 over Moldova poll riot

    Violent protests in Moldova were met with force on Wednesday, as police arrested 193 demonstrators who broke into...

  36. April 9, 2009

    President viewed as obstacle to change

    Moldova's political crisis centres largely on one man, Vladimir Voronin, the veteran president and leader of the ruling...

  37. April 8, 2009

    Voronin viewed as obstacle to change

    Moldova’s political crisis centres largely on one man – Vladimir Voronin, the veteran president and leader of the ruling...

  38. April 8, 2009

    Police hold 200 over Moldova poll riot

    Police and opposition protesters battled in Moldova on Wednesday in a clash that provoked heated exchanges between the tiny...

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