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Moldova president sees move towards Russia-led trade union in 2017

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Moldova president sees move towards Russia-led trade union in 2017

- CHISINAU: Moldova's Moscow-backed President Igor Dodon said on Friday he hoped the ex-Soviet nation would be granted observer status to a Russia-led customs union before the end of 2017, despite a government push for closer integration with the European Union. Since his inauguration in 2016, Dodon has been at loggerheads with the pro-Western government over his desire for Moldova to abandon a trade agreement with the European Union and move further into Russia's orbit
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Moldova calls on Russia to withdraw troops from breakaway region

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Moldova calls on Russia to withdraw troops from breakaway region

- CHISINAU: Moldovan lawmakers on Friday called on Russia to pull troops out of the pro-Moscow breakaway region of Transdniestria, speaking out in a stormy parliament session that underlined the split in the nation's loyalties between the West and Russia. Sixty-one MPs in the 101-member assembly approved a symbolic statement that called for Russia to withdraw troops, weapons and other military equipment from Transdniestria, which seceded from the ex-Soviet republic in 1990
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Russian diplomats expelled from Moldova recruited fighters - sources

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Russian diplomats expelled from Moldova recruited fighters - sources

- CHISINAU: Moldovan intelligence believes five Russian diplomats expelled from Moldova last month were spies who were recruiting fighters for the Moscow-backed insurgency in neighbouring Ukraine, a government source and two diplomatic sources told Reuters. Moldova, a former Soviet state that has long been the focus of a struggle for influence between Russia and the West, expelled the diplomats on May 29
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Moldova expels five Russian diplomats

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Moldova expels five Russian diplomats

- CHISINAU: Moldova's foreign ministry on Monday (May 29) expelled five Russian diplomats, ordering Moscow to remove them in a move that outraged the country's pro-Russian president. The foreign ministry declared the diplomats "personae non grata," giving the relevant note to the Russian ambassador to Moldova Farit Mukhametshin on Monday, a foreign ministry aide, Artur Sarbu, told AFP, without explaining why they were being expelled
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Corruption arrests rock Moldova's pro-EU coalition

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Corruption arrests rock Moldova's pro-EU coalition

- CHISINAU: A minister in Moldova's pro-European government and two of his deputies resigned on Monday, after their party withdrew from the ruling coalition over the arrest of its deputy chairman on corruption charges. While the now two-party coalition retains a de facto majority in the 101-seat parliament, the Liberal Party's exit threatens more instability in the ex-Soviet nation, which has seen three governments fall since 2015
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Eurovision: Portugal, Bulgaria and Moldova lead pack in Kiev-hosted competition

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Eurovision: Portugal, Bulgaria and Moldova lead pack in Kiev-hosted competition

- Portugal's Salvador Sobral has won the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest with his performance of a jazz-style ballad written by his sister Luisa, beating second-place Bulgaria. Australia's Isaiah Firebrace, 17, performed his song Don't Come Easy and finished in ninth place. Italy and Portugal had been the bookmakers' favourites going into the 62nd edition of the contest, which was hosted in the Ukrainian capital Kiev
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Türkiye - Moldova maçı ne zaman saat kaçta hangi kanalda?

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Türkiye - Moldova maçı ne zaman saat kaçta hangi kanalda?

- A Milli Futbol Takımı, hazırlık maçında yarın Eskişehir'de Moldova ile karşı karşıya gelecek. Yeni Eskişehir Stadı'nda saat 'te başlayacak ve 'den naklen yayınlanacak karşılaşmayı Kosova Futbol Federasyonu'ndan Genc Nuza yönetecek. Fatlum Berisha ve Bujar Selimaj'in yardımcı hakem olarak görev alacağı müsabakanın dördüncü hakemi ise Alper Ulusoy olacak. Milliler, maçın hazırlıklarını bu akşam, müsabakanın oynanacağı statta yapacağı antrenmanla tamamlayacak. İdman öncesi Türkiye Futbol Direktörü Fatih Terim basın toplantısı düzenleyecek
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Austria leave it late to beat Moldova - Football

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Austria leave it late to beat Moldova - Football

- VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria squandered a hatful of chances before two goals in the last 15 minutes gave them a 2-0 win over Moldova which kept their World Cup qualifying hopes alive on Friday. Marcel Sabitzer scored with a glancing header from Marko Arnautovic's cross in the 75th minute and substitute Martin Harnik added the second in the last minute to leave them four points behind leading pair Serbia and Ireland in Group D
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A Milli Takım'ın Finlandiya ve Moldova maçları programı açıklandı

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A Milli Takım'ın Finlandiya ve Moldova maçları programı açıklandı

- 2018 FIFA Dünya Kupası Elemeleri'nde 24 Mart'ta Antalya'da Finlandiya ile karşılaşacak, ardından 27 Mart'ta Moldova ile Eskişehir'de bir hazırlık maçı yapacak A Milli Takımın programı belli oldu. A Milli Takım, 20 Mart Pazartesi günü saat 16.00'da İstanbul Atatürk Havalimanı'ndan Antalya'ya hareket edecek ve Belek beldesinde yer alan Regnum Carya Golf Spa Resort'ta kampa girecek. A Milliler, Finlandiya maçı hazırlıkları kapsamındaki tüm çalışmalarını da bu otelin tesislerinde yapacak
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Türkiye-Moldova maçı ne zaman saat kaçta hangi kanalda?

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Türkiye-Moldova maçı ne zaman saat kaçta hangi kanalda?

- Türkiye-Moldova maçı ne zaman saat kaçta hangi kanalda? Milli Futbol Takımı'nın 27 Mart Pazartesi günü Moldova ile Eskişehir'de yapacağı hazırlık maçının biletleri tükendi. Türkiye Futbol Federasyonu'ndan yapılan açıklamada, ay-yıldızlıların Yeni Eskişehir Stadı'nda saat 19.15'te oynayacağı maça taraftarların yoğun ilgi gösterdiği belirtilerek, "Futbolseverlere teşekkür eder, karşılaşmada şimdiden iyi seyirler dileriz." denildi. Türkiye-Moldova maçının bilet fiyatları kategorilerine göre 10, 20 ve 30 liradan satışa sunulmuştu. Açıklamada ayrıca, millilerin 24
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Путин рассказал об итогах переговоров с президентом Молдавии

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Путин рассказал об итогах переговоров с президентом Молдавии

- Президент РФ Владимир Путин заявил после переговоров с главой Молдавии Игорем Додоном, что стороны поручили экспертам урегулировать возникающие вопросы в энергокомплексе, сообщает РИА Новости. "Ключевым направлением российско-молдавского экономического сотрудничества является энергетика. Россия обеспечивает Молдавию стабильными поставками и нефти, и газа, 100% потребности Молдавии в природном газе обеспечивается Россией. По итогам переговоров поручили экспертам подготовить предложения по урегулированию имеющихся здесь проблем", — сказал Путин на пресс-конференции по итогам переговоров. Владимир Путин
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Moldovan president visits Russia, hints of ending EU pact

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Moldovan president visits Russia, hints of ending EU pact

- MOSCOW — Moldova's new president, who is visiting Russia on his first trip abroad, voiced hope Tuesday for rebuilding "strategic" ties with Moscow and hinted that the ex-Soviet nation could eventually shelve a trade pact with the European Union. President Igor Dodon, who was elected in November, has pledged to restore the trade and political relations with Moscow that cooled after Moldova signed a trade association agreement with the EU.
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Moldovā daudzmiljonu investīcijas lidostā sola nevienam nezināma firmiņa no Rīgas

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Moldovā daudzmiljonu investīcijas lidostā sola nevienam nezināma firmiņa no Rīgas

- Uzņēmums "Polo invest" bijis reģistrēts vairākos dzīvokļos Rīgā, nekad nav apgrozījis vairāk par dažiem tūkstošiem eiro un diez vai varētu uzbūvēt lidostu, secina raidījums. Īstenojot projektu "Nord-airport Moldova", vietējā valdība vēlas izveidot bāzi Eiropas zemo cenu aviokompānijām. Lauka vidū esošo veco skrejceļu iecerēts pagarināt, uzbūvēt modernu pasažieru termināli un četru zvaigžņu viesnīcu. Uzņēmumu "Polo Invest", kas to sola izdarīt, 2012. gada augustā dibinājis kāds 1991. gadā dzimis Kirils Sokolovs. Kopš
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  • Moldova president sees move towards Russia-led trade union in 2017
    Moldova president sees move towards Russia-led trade union in 2017

    , channelnewsasia.com

    CHISINAU: Moldova's Moscow-backed President Igor Dodon said on Friday he hoped the ex-Soviet nation would be granted observer status to a Russia-led customs union before the end of 2017, despite a government push for closer integration with the European Union. Since his inauguration in 2016, Dodon has been at loggerheads with the pro-Western government over his desire for Moldova to abandon a trade agreement with the European Union and move further into Russia's orbit
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  • Corruption arrests rock Moldova's pro-EU coalition
    Corruption arrests rock Moldova's pro-EU coalition

    , channelnewsasia.com

    CHISINAU: A minister in Moldova's pro-European government and two of his deputies resigned on Monday, after their party withdrew from the ruling coalition over the arrest of its deputy chairman on corruption charges. While the now two-party coalition retains a de facto majority in the 101-seat parliament, the Liberal Party's exit threatens more instability in the ex-Soviet nation, which has seen three governments fall since 2015
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Sports

  • Austria leave it late to beat Moldova - Football
    Austria leave it late to beat Moldova - Football

    , thestar.com.my

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria squandered a hatful of chances before two goals in the last 15 minutes gave them a 2-0 win over Moldova which kept their World Cup qualifying hopes alive on Friday. Marcel Sabitzer scored with a glancing header from Marko Arnautovic's cross in the 75th minute and substitute Martin Harnik added the second in the last minute to leave them four points behind leading pair Serbia and Ireland in Group D
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Society & Culture

  • Moldova’s ‘frozen conflict’ over breakaway Transnistria has lessons for east Ukraine
    Moldova’s ‘frozen conflict’ over breakaway Transnistria has lessons for east Ukraine

    , japantimes.co.jp

    TIRASPOL, MOLDOVA – The country Nikolai Klimkin serves does not officially exist and has lingered in a limbo of impoverished stagnation for decades. The 32-year-old is a solider in the army of the self-proclaimed state of Transnistria, a tiny sliver of land that claimed independence from Moldova just after the Soviet Union fell apart some 25 years ago. About half of the nearly 500,000 people living in the region are ethnic Moldovans
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Law & Crime

  • Moldova calls on Russia to withdraw troops from breakaway region
    Moldova calls on Russia to withdraw troops from breakaway region

    , thestar.com.my

    CHISINAU (Reuters) - Moldovan lawmakers on Friday called on Russia to pull troops out of the pro-Moscow breakaway region of Transdniestria, speaking out in a stormy parliament session that underlined the split in the nation's loyalties between the West and Russia. Sixty-one MPs in the 101-member assembly approved a symbolic statement that called for Russia to withdraw troops, weapons and other military equipment from Transdniestria, which seceded from the ex-Soviet republic in 1990
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