Vienna-based think tank expects the coronavirus pandemic to result in the worst year for the region since the global financial crisis.
As Moldova's biggest wine exporter Purcari Wineries expands into markets in Central Europe and beyond, it faces a landscape impacted by the coronavirus epidemic, climate change and the East-West standoff in the region.
$1bn was siphoned off mainly from three Moldovan banks over several years. The costs are ultimately being footed by Moldovan taxpayers.
Newly formed party appears to be positioning itself as Moldova's main pro-western force, possibly paving the way for Vlad Plahotnuic's return.
How a dispute over language reflects cultural and political divisions in a country squeezed between Russia and Western Europe.