Tag: Moldova

L’Invité D&B: Diaspora’s power in the Moldovan Elections – Between Perceptions and Realities

The political struggle is extremely uneven for constituencies intended to represent Moldovans abroad in the February 24 election.

Politique Internationale: Entretien avec Igor Dodon, Président de Moldavie

Le Parti des Socialistes du Président Igor Dodon semble (très) bien placé en amont des élections législatives cruciales, le 24 février. Plongée dans la vision stratégique du chef de l'Etat.

L’Invité D&B: Adaptability of Russian factor in Moldova, Ukraine and Georgia in European integration context

Owing to the existence of pro-Russian parties that are ready to reach agreements with for now unknown concessions, Russia’s prospects in Moldova are clearly superior to those it can pursue in Georgia or Ukraine...

L’Invité D&B: Ten forecasts for 2019: Reconfiguration of European agenda in Moldova and the rule of law crisis in EU

Elections are nearing in Moldova. It is a crucial moment for the country's democracy and its European course - by Dionis Cenusa

L’Invité D&B: Deficiencies of European conditionality and survival of Moldova political class

By Dionis Cenuşa° – initially published on IPN ° Dionis Cenuşa is a political scientist from Moldova who works as Program Director on Energy Security at the Independent Economic Think-tank “Expert-Group”, based in Chisinau. The major emphasis of a new view on the improved conditionality mechanism should include the consolidation of other local players. Having more robust ...

L’invité D&B: Future of Association Agreements in Moldova, Ukraine and Georgia: local, European and Russian factors

By Dionis Cenuşa° – initially published on IPN ° Dionis Cenuşa is a political scientist from Moldova who works as Program Director on Energy Security at the Independent Economic Think-tank “Expert-Group”, based in Chisinau. Internal players that do not take part in governance in Moldova, Ukraine and Georgia can guarantee a better implementation of the Agreements, but ...

L’Invité D&B: Opportunities of extraparliamentary opposition, fears of government and positioning towards EU

By Dionis Cenuşa° – initially published on IPN ° Dionis Cenuşa is a political scientist from Moldova who works as Program Director on Energy Security at the Independent Economic Think-tank “Expert-Group”, based in Chisinau. Any electoral result favorable to the government can spawn protests inspired by the Armenian and/or Romanian precedent that can destabilize the balance of ...

L’Invité D&B: Decay of EU-Moldova relations until a new electoral test

By Dionis Cenuşa° – initially published on IPN ° Dionis Cenuşa is a political scientist from Moldova who works as Program Director on Energy Security at the Independent Economic Think-tank “Expert-Group”, based in Chisinau. It is for now hard to anticipate if the EU will shrink the dialogue with Chisinau if the elections of 2019 are unjust ...

L’Invité D&B: Antigovernment protests, government’s stratagems and European agenda of Moldova

By Dionis Cenuşa° – initially published on IPN ° Dionis Cenuşa is a political scientist from Moldova who works as Program Director on Energy Security at the Independent Economic Think-tank “Expert-Group”, based in Chisinau. The actions to thwart the protests, including by the eventual revision of the Constitution, could be useful to the government in neutralizing the ...

L’Invité D&B: Is Moldova’s case a dangerous precedent for EU’s relations with Ukraine and Georgia?

By Dionis Cenuşa° – initially published on IPN ° Dionis Cenuşa is a political scientist from Moldova who works as Program Director on Energy Security at the Independent Economic Think-tank “Expert-Group”, based in Chisinau. Without a reaction that would be painful for the government, the Moldovan precedent risks Ext expanding to Georgia and Ukraine in the near ...