Tag: Moldova

L’Invité D&B: The Eurasian Union and the health crisis: lacking integration and geopolitical ambitions

L'Invité D&B This crisis is testing both the advanced European and underdeveloped Eurasian supranationalisms. By Dionis Cenusa

L’Invité D&B: The “falling governments” in Moldova and Ukraine: 4 similarities and 2 differences

Currently, the reforms carried out in Moldova and Ukraine stick more to the political actors than to the collective public agenda. Therefore, the development partners tend to intervene as a force with higher moral authority to counterbalance the local political exponents, which compromise the reforms in countries such as Moldova.

L’Invité D&B: “Macronization” of EU-Russia ties and effects on Eastern neighborhood

Macron's rehabilitation of relations with Russia without its political transformation, preceded by the liberation of the Ukrainian territory, may result in a robust Russian emphasis on European integration in the EU's eastern neighbourhood.

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.