Tag: Moldova

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: Traumatized European perspective in EU’s vicinity and the Moldovan echoes

Inner tensions, lack of geopolitical projection and frustration of European aspirations of neighbors: the EU's actions as well as inactions weakens its position in Moldova and in the neighborhood. It opens the door for new actors to take over.

L’Invité D&B: Is there European integration after Maia Sandu’s government?

Moldova is at a new political crossroads, but the European focus on domestic and foreign policy cannot be radically changed overnight by 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.

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.