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.
The news may be saturated by COVID-19 and new areas of society it is affecting, but other news is still out there.
Moldova's president told Euronews ambassadors were "too close" to the former pro-EU government.
"I believe in a big Europe, from Lisbon to Vladivostok," Igor Dodon told Euronews.
You say mulţumesc, they say mulţumesc...let's call the whole thing...Romanian
The disputed government of Pavel Filip in Moldova "simply does not want to leave power," Foreign Minister-designate Nicu Popescu told Euronews.