Tag: Moldavie

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.

L’Invité D&B: “Anti-oligarchic spring” or temporary illusions in Moldova, Ukraine and Georgia

The political events in Moldova complement the regional trends in the Eastern Partnership, where after Armenia in 2018 the oligarchic regimes of Ukraine and Georgia began to shake. However, the diminishing of the oligarchic influence must be a permanent and holistic objective, and in no case a temporary action aimed at a single oligarch.

RFI: “La Moldavie est libre!”, selon Maia Sandu

Selon la Première ministre, l'oligarque Vladimir Plahotniuc doit répondre de ses fautes, probablement devant la justice.

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: Visa liberalization in Moldova after five years: weaknesses of good governance and comparisons to Ukraine and Georgia

Georgia’s nervousness around the European concerns contrasts with the calm attitude of Moldova and Ukraine, which prefer to solve the departures related to the visa-free regime with minimum publicity

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