Sonko’s trial could mark the start of a new era of political unrest or strengthen the president’s grip, analysts say.
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While some fear Russia, others view Moscow as a saviour as the conflict in Ukraine comes closer to Moldova’s borders.
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Indians fleeing Russia’s invasion of Ukraine describe their journey to safety and how they were received in Romania.
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