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Why is Sunday's legislative election in Moldova so important?
There are 20 parties vying for spots in the 101-seat parliament - but the main battle will be between pro-reformists, and those preferring pro-Russian rule.
Moldovan President anoints independent anti-corruption body
The new body will be tasked with investigating major cases financial and banking cases, as well as the alleged failures of the state's own anti-corruption institutions.
EU promises Moldova €600 million ahead of decisive election
Moldova's new president, Maia Sandu, wants to move her country closer to the EU and away from Russia. Polls suggest that at least two thirds of Moldovans agree with her.
With new elections, can Moldova's Maia Sandu finish what she started?
Her landslide election win in November left her with a hostile, pro-Moscow parliament. Elections on July 11 are a chance to change that.
Moldovan President Maia Sandu calls early election for July 11
It came after Moldova's Constitutional Court cancelled a state of emergency meant to stop the spread of COVID-19.
EU helps struggling Moldova out of COVID-19 crisis, but the cash comes with conditions
"Europe will never be a safe and prosperous place until the neighbourhood is also safe and prosperous" - EU Commissioner, Oliver Varhelyi, on the importance of the EU's Macro-Financial Assistance.
Limited access to COVID vaccines for Europe's poor: the case of Moldova
Moldova will receive 20% of the country's total COVID-19 vaccine needs through the WHO's co-sponsored COVAX programme. But many more are needed and negotiations with manufacturers are proving to be difficult.
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Moldova’s vaccine rollout hampered by corruption, says president
Recently-elected President Maia Sandu told Euronews she has secured a donation of 200,000 doses from Romania and free access to 20% of Moldova's total vaccine needs through the global vaccine initiative COVAX. But corruption is hampering the rollout efforts.
Moldova’s pro-Russian prime minister Ion Chicu resigns
Chicu's resignation comes a day before the country’s newly elected pro-Western president, Maia Sandu, is due to take office.
Thousands protest in call for resignation of Moldovan government
At least 20,000 people gathered in the capital of Moldova on Sunday, calling for the resignation of the government and the dissolution of parliament.
Thousands protest after Moldova's new president stripped of key power
MPs loyal to outgoing pro-Russia president Igor Dodon voted to strip Maia Sandu, Moldova's new pro-EU president-elect, of control of the powerful state security.
Moldova: Sandu is president, but the battle for power has only begun
As president, Maia Sandu has few powers which remain at the hand of the country's pro-Russian Socialist party.
Moldovan president-elect Sandu will push for parlimentary elections
Sandu faced President Igor Dodon in the second round of the country's presidential election. She told Euronews that parliament has to change and is still corrupt.
Fearing voter fraud, Moldova war veterans keep an eye on Transnistria
Three decades ago they were fighting Russian-backed rebels on Moldova's border with Transnistria. Now they are fighting voter fraud.
Moldova votes: Will pro-EU candidate Sandu oust Putin's pick Dodon?
Sunday's presidential election has been interpreted as a referendum on the direction of Europe's poorest country, with Dodon representing closer links with Russia and Sandu with the EU.
Moldova presidential election has Sandu ahead of Dodon in first round
The pro-European candidate leads her pro-Russian rival by around 3 percentage points, paving the way for a tight run-off on November 15.
What do Moldovan families think about the presidential election?
Euronews spoke to two Moldovan families in the capital city and in the countryside to find out their thoughts on the election.
How Transnistria could help win Moldova's election for Igor Dodon
It declared independence from Moldova in 1992. But almost 30 years on, this tiny breakaway republic is set to have an outsized impact on Moldova's election.
Moldova elections: Everything you need to know
In 2016, just 70,000 votes separated Igor Dodon and Maia Sandu. In 2020, it could be even closer.
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'Moldova is at a crossroads' - Maia Sandu
Maia Sandu is the former Prime Minister of Moldova and candidate in the Presidential election. In this edition of Euronews' Global Conversation, Rosie Wright asks her about what Sandu calls Moldova's crossroads moment: between east and west, between functionality - or becoming a failed state.
'Moldova is at a crossroads,' says leader of opposition Maia Sandu
"We need a president who's going to defend Moldova's national interests regardless of whether this is in relation to Russia or other countries," Sandu said.
How Russia's soft media power is battling for Moldovan minds
In the past, the diffusion of Russian media in Moldova was strictly controlled. After President Igor Dodon’s pro-Russian Party of Socialists (PSRM) came to power in June 2019, the rules of the game quickly changed.
In a divided Moldova, President Igor Dodon fights for four more years
It's the second-most anticipated presidential election taking place in November.
Belarus should be 'warning for Moldova' ahead of presidential election
"The events in Belarus become extremely relevant for Moldova," Maia Sandu told Euronews. "The message coming from Belarus is that today there is 'zero tolerance' for the fraud of the popular will."
Moldovan MP 'kidnapped' after defecting from ruling party
MPs with the Pro-Moldova party have said Ștefan Gațcan has been kidnapped and forced to resign as a member of parliament after he tried to defect the ruling Socialists.
Andrian Candu: Moldova’s future is being put on the line by a Trojan loan from Moscow ǀ View
Never let a good crisis go to waste. This seems to be the motto of the current political leadership of Moldova, which wants to take advantage of the pandemic to further weaken our democracy and economy and to advance shady deals, including a €200 million loan with Russia.