Tag: Chisinau

L’Invité D&B: The visa-free regime, quarantine of EU borders and the “passport of immunity”

Massive testing, detection and isolation of the infected is the only solution to increase the health credibility of Eastern neighbors among Europeans and revive the liberalized visa regime for Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine...

L’Invité D&B: Year of “Shortened” Europtimism in Moldova: Top 3 Successes and Setbacks in 2019

2019, a complicated year for the Euro-integration process in Moldova. Time for a sharpened pragmatism? By Dionis Cenusa

L’Invité D&B: Romania-Moldova dialogue: from “calm tone” to the conditionality regime

Because of renewed conditionality imposed by Romania, the Moldova opposition and the civil society become again major partners in monitoring the reforms on the European agenda - Dionis Cenusa

L’Invité D&B: Moldova’s “balanced” foreign policy, the Paris-Moscow axis and the Ukrainian dossier

No matter how resonant President Dodon's position would be abroad, his gestures seem to serve Russia's interests rather than promote the national ones - by @Dionis Cenusa

L’Invité D&B: Russia’s pragmatic game in a friendlier Moldova

There is nothing less stable than the ruling coalition in Moldova - now it has terminated the rule of oligarch Plahotniuc. Geopolitical questions arise.

L’Invité D&B: Revival of the Moldova-EU relationship and the logic of alliances with the (pro-) European neighbors

Moldova moves over the handicaps left by the oligarchic regime. Relations with the EU, as with other Western countries, have quickly returned to normality and some new promises of support to Moldova have been initiated. The government of Maia Sandu inspires confidence in Brussels after a long period of unpredictability caused by previous governance between 2017-2019.

RFI: La Moldavie est-elle sortie de sa paralysie institutionnelle?

La démission du gouvernement soutenu par l'oligarque Vladimir Plahotniuc est le résultat d'une pression de l'opposition, ainsi que de la collaboration inédite des Occidentaux et des Russes. Elle ne résout pas toutes les questions.

L’Invité D&B: Moldova’s political crisis: Overcoming the geopolitical complex and the “captured state”

Fine analysis to understand the ongoing crisis in #Moldova - If local politics fail to establish a dialogue, then the salvation role will come to external mediators. Early elections could be a compromise solution.

L’Invité D&B: Post-electoral Moldova: between Russia’s warnings, absence of EU and snap elections

Moldova is heading for snap elections without the negotiations on the formation of the government having been started. Moscow has some suggestions. The EU is in silent mode.

L’Invité D&B: Formation of post-electoral coalition in Moldova and Moscow’s benefits

Some post-election news from Moldova: An unlikely coalition between Plahotniuc's Democrats and Dodon's Socialists may be underway... By Dionis Cenusa