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‘I don’t feel safe here’: Transnistria fears could spark Moldova exodus

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When a string of mysterious explosions hit government buildings in Transnistria, the Moscow-backed separatist region of Moldova, there was no immediate claim of responsibility. But for Pasha, a 24-year old journalist ...

Moldova facing ‘dangerous moment’ amid fears it could be drawn into Ukraine war

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Moldova is facing “a very dangerous new moment”, the country’s deputy prime minister has said, as he warned that unnamed forces were seeking to stoke tensions after a series of explosions in the breakaway region of Tr...

Moldova holds security meeting as tensions rise over breakaway region

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A Russian minister refused to rule out Moldova’s breakaway region Transnistria being drawn into the Ukraine war, in a potential escalation of the conflict to another European country. The deputy foreign minister, Andr...

The poor help the desperate: Moldova struggles to aid its fleeing neighbours

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After crossing the border from Ukraine, Olga Salko spent her first days in Moldova in Talmaza, a place she calls a “beautiful village on a hill”. It was a far cry from the horror she left behind in her husband’s home ...

Ending corruption and reliance on Gazprom key for Moldova, says PM

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Moldova, which was forced to declare a state of emergency after Gazprom increased gas prices in September, will be free of outside interference only when it has rid itself of endemic corruption and diversified its ene...

Lyndon Dykes taps in to give Scotland narrow win over Moldova

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Scotland will face Austria on Tuesday with hope and belief renewed. A slender yet thoroughly deserved and essential victory over Moldova ensured World Cup qualification remains in sight for Steve Clarke’s side, though...

Is Moldova ready to embrace an unmarried, childfree president?

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Moldova's recent presidential election ended up being a referendum on one of Europe's most pressing questions. With birth rates in steep decline and much of its remaining population leaving the country, the incumbent ...