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Is Moldova heading for an early election?

The pro-Russian winner of Moldova's presidential election says he will push for early parliamentary elections next year.

The pro-Russian winner of Moldova's presidential election says he will push for early parliamentary elections next year.

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Moldova presidential election goes to a run-off

Moldova’s presidential election is to go to a second round after the leading candidate fell short of a crucial 51% of the vote needed to avoid a run-off.

Moldova’s presidential election is to go to a second round after the leading candidate fell short of a crucial 51% of the vote needed to avoid a run-off.

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Moldova's growing wine ambitions

Moldova - Europe's poorest country - is rich in grapes and plans to build on that to earn much needed foreign currency through wine sales.

Moldova - Europe's poorest country - is rich in grapes and plans to build on that to earn much needed foreign currency through wine sales.

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Moldova: anti-government protests continue

Around 1,000 demonstrators clashed with Moldovan riot police on Sunday in a further escalation of anti-government protests. They are against what

Around 1,000 demonstrators clashed with Moldovan riot police on Sunday in a further escalation of anti-government protests. They are against what

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Moldova: Thousands rally to demand early elections

Thousands of pro-Russian and Pro-European demonstrators gathered in Moldova’s capital Chisinau on Sunday to demand the removal of the country’s

Thousands of pro-Russian and Pro-European demonstrators gathered in Moldova’s capital Chisinau on Sunday to demand the removal of the country’s

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Thousands of Moldovans protest over appointment of new PM

Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of the Moldovan capital Chisinau, to vent their anger over the appointment of Prime Minister Pavel

Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of the Moldovan capital Chisinau, to vent their anger over the appointment of Prime Minister Pavel

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Moldovan government dismissed

The Moldovan government has been dismissed after a no-confidence vote in Parliament. The vote, triggered by socialist and communist opposition MPs

The Moldovan government has been dismissed after a no-confidence vote in Parliament. The vote, triggered by socialist and communist opposition MPs

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FBI foils 'plot' to sell nuclear material to ISIL

The FBI has reportedly foiled several plots to sell nuclear material to extremists in the Middle East over the last five years. An investigation by

The FBI has reportedly foiled several plots to sell nuclear material to extremists in the Middle East over the last five years. An investigation by

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Moldovans protest over banking scandal in a rare show of defiance

Tens of thousands Moldovans have gathered in the capital Chisinau to demand the resignation of the president and call for early elections. The rare

Tens of thousands Moldovans have gathered in the capital Chisinau to demand the resignation of the president and call for early elections. The rare

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China shipping provides export lifeline for Moldovan exports

The China Shipping Container Lines is to invest the Moldovan port of Giurgiulești, the country’s only port accessible to seagoing vessels. The hub

The China Shipping Container Lines is to invest the Moldovan port of Giurgiulești, the country’s only port accessible to seagoing vessels. The hub

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The Danube provides new trade route for Moldova

Landlocked Moldova is increasing its efforts to overcome Russia’s export embargo. It is using a 460-metre stretch of a port on the Danube river to

Landlocked Moldova is increasing its efforts to overcome Russia’s export embargo. It is using a 460-metre stretch of a port on the Danube river to

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Crisis in Ukraine and the economic consequences for region

This week Business Line takes a closer look at the economic turbulence swirling around Eastern Europe as a result of the crisis in Ukraine. The

This week Business Line takes a closer look at the economic turbulence swirling around Eastern Europe as a result of the crisis in Ukraine. The

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Frontier challenges: crossing borders to get an education

Whether it’s travelling across physical borders or crossing a cultural divide, some students around the world undertake difficult journeys to get an

Whether it’s travelling across physical borders or crossing a cultural divide, some students around the world undertake difficult journeys to get an

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Tough coalition-building ahead for Moldova's pro-Europeans

The election may be over in Moldova but the politicians there have plenty of work to do to form a coalition government. Pro-Russian Socialists

The election may be over in Moldova but the politicians there have plenty of work to do to form a coalition government. Pro-Russian Socialists

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Moldova's constant pull, eastward and westward in turn

Moldova has historically been pulled between Russia and mainstream Europe. At the weekend, thousands of Moldovans waited at their embassy in

Moldova has historically been pulled between Russia and mainstream Europe. At the weekend, thousands of Moldovans waited at their embassy in

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Moldova pro-EU parties take narrow lead in elections

A round of intensive political horse-trading is on the cards following Moldova’s parliamentary elections. No party appears able to form a

A round of intensive political horse-trading is on the cards following Moldova’s parliamentary elections. No party appears able to form a

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Moldovans cast their vote in elections with east-west divisions

Moldovans are heading to the polls in an election which is being seen as a contest between pro-EU and pro-Russian parties. At the moment, the three

Moldovans are heading to the polls in an election which is being seen as a contest between pro-EU and pro-Russian parties. At the moment, the three

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Moldova decides to go east or west

Moldova goes to the polls on Sunday in what is being seen as a broad choice between closer ties with the EU or with Russia. The similar identity

Moldova goes to the polls on Sunday in what is being seen as a broad choice between closer ties with the EU or with Russia. The similar identity

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Moldovans vote in elections split between East and West

Moldovans are heading to the polls on Sunday in parliamentary elections which pit pro-European parties against pro-Russian ones. The former Soviet

Moldovans are heading to the polls on Sunday in parliamentary elections which pit pro-European parties against pro-Russian ones. The former Soviet