Tag: Moldova

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 ...

L’Invité D&B: Invalidation of elections in Chisinau, government scenarios and EU reaction

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 given situation creates a new opportunity for the EU to make use of the political preconditions that were overlooked when the government ...

L’Invité D&B: Social protests amid European integration: Why do citizens in Georgia protest more often than those in 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 conditionality used by the EU is beneficial for transforming the country, but should no way substitute Moldovan society’s internal collective capacity to ...

L’invité D&B: Visa liberalization for Moldova after 4 years: between fighting corruption and migration

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 liberalization of visas is among the few instruments generated by the extended dialogue with the EU, which is approved of by most ...

L’Invité D&B: Moldova’s energy dependence, avoidance of transparency and ignoring of debt for Russian gas

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. Besides the increase in Moldova’s energy independence by diversifying the routes and sources of supplying energy, the case concerning the debt for Russian ...

L’Invité D&B: Regeneration of Putin regime and implications for EaP and 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. After the renewal of Vladimir Putin’s term in office, the main interest of Russia in Moldova will be to test the sustainability of ...

L’Invité D&B: Diagnosis of oligarchy in Moldova, Ukraine and Georgia and de-oligarchization solutions

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 European integration and related reforms can play a very important role in the de-oligarchization of the given countries, but without success if ...

L’invité D&B: Absorption of Western Balkans in Europe and spiral of “unionism” in 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 distancing of Moldova from the European project can determine a radical review of the opinion of Moldovans with dual nationality, who do ...