Tag: Vladimir Plahotniuc

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: 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

RFI: Après des élections frauduleuses, un Parlement moldave morcelé

Résultats confus en Moldavie. Aucun majorité nette ne se dégage des élections législatives du 24 février. Difficile d'imaginer un revirement géopolitique majeur ou de réels changements dans la politique intérieure.

High mobilization of Transnistrian voters in Moldova’s general election – the 20 dollar democracy

Voters from Russia-backed Transnistria take part in large numbers in Moldova's general election. Many of them are said by political parties to be paid to cast their votes.

L’Invité D&B: Pro-EU reluctance versus Euroscepticism in the rhetoric of Moldova’s elections

The pro-European rhetoric is present in the electoral campaign of 2019, but to a lesser extent than in previous parliamentary elections - it is now restricted to foreign policy - by Dionis Cenusa.