Weather

Europe's late spring freeze

An intrusion of cold air has pleased skiers, and worried farmers, in Europe

Europe's late spring freeze

Europe

Pro-Russian candidate wins Moldova presidential vote

Socialist leader wins presidential vote after campaigning to pursue closer ties with Russia rather than the EU.

Igor Dodon wins Moldova presidential election

Europe

Moldovans set up tent city to protest corruption

Demonstrators pitch around 100 tents in the capital Chisinau to demand president's resignation over missing $1 billion.

Moldovans set up tent city to protest corruption

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Moldova's $1bn bank fraud prompts massive rally

Tens of thousands stream to Chisinau demanding resignation of president and early elections over disappearance of $1bn.

Moldova's $1bn bank fraud prompts massive rally

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Kremlin’s alcohol diplomacy divides Moldova

Wine makers in Moldova adapt to limits of Russian market, find new consumers for their product.

Kremlin’s alcohol diplomacy divides Moldova

Poverty & Development

Moldova and the Russia-EU tug-of-war

Wedged between Ukraine and Romania, one of Europe's poorest nations must choose between the regional powers.

Moldova and the Russia-EU tug-of-war

Europe

Moldovans call for reforms and return of missing funds

Thousands protest against government's failure to implement reforms for EU membership and probe disappearance of $1.5b.

Moldovans call for reforms and return of missing funds

Opinion

Is Gagauzia next on Russia's list?

What the world is witnessing today is not a resurgent Cold War or Soviet-style Russia, but an Imperial Russia.

Luke Coffey

by Luke Coffey

Luke Coffey

US & Canada

Ukraine welcomes prospect of US military aid

Russia condemns bill due for final approval that would open way for $350m of military hardware to be sent to Ukraine.

Ukraine welcomes prospect of US military aid

Arts & Culture

Is music the passport to Moldova's future?

Moldova's musicians hopeful that visa-free travel in EU could bring commercial success to themselves and their country.

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Navigating Russia's imploding economy

Sanctions will cost Russia $40bn annually, and an additional $90-$100bn will be lost because of tumbling oil prices.

Navigating Russia's imploding economy

Europe

Pro-EU parties ahead in Moldova elections

Near-complete results show pro-EU parties leading ahead of others who favour closer ties with Russia.

Moldova

Moldova begins voting in crucial election

Sunday's vote could decide whether former Soviet nation moves towards the EU or turns back to Russia.

Europe

Moldova prepares to vote in decisive election

Sunday's election could decide whether the former Soviet nation moves towards the EU or turns back to Russia.

Opinion

Europe's brand new rogue states

The local population of the breakaway regions in Eastern Ukraine lives in constant insecurity and de

Olesia Markovic

by Olesia Markovic

Olesia Markovic