Tag: Chisinau

L’Invité D&B: The EU, the “Magnitsky Act” and targeting autocrats in the Eastern neighborhood.

In order to revive the democratic processes in the Eastern Partnership, the EU must show its full openness to use the sanctions regime in order to stop the violations of authoritarian regimes against democratic freedoms...

L’Invité D&B: Moldova-Russia relationship and the post-Dodon transition – between “rational” and “emotional” approaches

The post-Dodon transition means both the exit of partial isolation of the presidency towards the West and a new attempt by Moldovan pro-European forces to build a more predictable relationship with the Kremlin.

CEC: Maia Sandu: “Les changements que je propose sont ceux qu’attendent les Moldaves, qu’ils parlent roumain ou russe”

Aujourd’hui, dimanche 15 novembre, se tient en Moldavie le second tour de l’élection présidentielle qui oppose le sortant, Igor Dodon, à la candidate libérale Maia Sandu, qui a viré en tête lors du premier tour. Sébastien Gobert a rencontré Maia Sandu et recueilli ses impressions.

L’Invité D&B: Moldova – presidential elections without a “geopolitical vote”?

Which candidate is to win the geopolitical vote in Moldova upcoming presidential election? Analysis by Dionis Cenusa

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.