Electoral reforms ahead of Moldova's 2018 general election appear to be an attempt at gerrymandering and will contribute to the country's slide into authoritarianism.
Transnistria to nationalise two banks, liquidate third in connection to $80mn loans extended by central bank, in case that appears to replicate $1bn bank frauds in Moldova.
UN projections show populations will fall in every East European country this century, with Moldova’s set to contract by more than 51%.
Shor becomes third person to be sentenced over frauds that cost Moldova more than 10% of its GDP.
Separatist republic's central bank governor blames his predecessor's monetary expansion and Moldovan decision to cut electricity imports.
The banking downturn is over, with profitability surging last year, according to the lender's annual CEE Banking Report.
Chisinau has repeatedly flip-flopped between Transnistria and Ukrainian suppliers this spring.
Ruling Democratic Party says it still has a majority but Liberals' departure is likely to create an opening for President Dodon to push for early elections.
Ukraine, Moldova and Western Balkans countries among beneficiaries of proposed $250mn fund intended to support states vulnerable to influence by Russia.