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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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Russian diplomats expelled from Moldova recruited fighters - sources
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   Read More ...
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Russia says report its Moldova diplomats recruited fighters is 'gossip' - RIA
Allegations that five Russian diplomats expelled from Moldova last month recruited fighters for the Moscow-backed separatists in Ukraine were "idle gossip", the RIA news agency quoted a deputy Russian foreign minister as saying on Tuesday. Grigory Karasin made the comment shortly after Reuters published an exclusive report citing Moldovan government and diplomatic sources as saying that the five were ejected because of their alleged activities as undercover officers with the Russian military intelligence agency, the GRU   Read More ...
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Russia says report its Moldova diplomats recruited fighters is 'gossip' -RIA
Allegations that five Russian diplomats expelled from Moldova last month recruited fighters for the Moscow-backed separatists in Ukraine were "idle gossip", the RIA news agency quoted a deputy Russian foreign minister as saying on Tuesday. Grigory Karasin made the comment shortly after Reuters published an exclusive report citing Moldovan government and diplomatic sources as saying that the five were ejected because of their alleged activities as undercover officers with the Russian military intelligence agency, the GRU   Read More ...
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EXCLUSIVE-Russian diplomats expelled from Moldova recruited fighters - sources
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. It did not explain the decision, with Prime Minister Pavel Filip saying only that his government had "good reasons"   Read More ...
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Exclusive: Russian diplomats expelled from Moldova recruited fighters - sources
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. It did not explain the decision, with Prime Minister Pavel Filip saying only that his government had "good reasons"   Read More ...
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Exclusive: Russian diplomats expelled from Moldova recruited fighters - sources
Exclusive: 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 neighboring 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   Read More ...
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In Moldova, thousands protest over proposed voting changes
Several thousand people took part in demonstrations across Moldova on Sunday, protesting both in favour of and against proposed changes to the electoral system that European rights experts see as "inappropriate". The pro-European ruling coalition has been seeking to change the voting system in time for a parliamentary election next year, when its parties will be in a tough fight with pro-Moscow rivals who reject closer integration with Europe   Read More ...
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Veterans Benayoun, Ben-Haim back for Moldova friendly
Veterans Benayoun, Ben-Haim back for Moldova friendly The international careers of Yossi Benayoun and Tal Ben-Haim looked to be over long ago. But the two veterans are set to make their returns to the Israel national team on Tuesday when the blue-and-white hosts Moldova in Netanya in its final tune-up match ahead of next week’s 2018 World Cup qualifier against Albania.The 37-year-old Benayoun, who has registered a record 97 appearances for Israel, has played for the blue-and-white only once in the past three years, in a friendly match against Croatia in March 2016   Read More ...
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President of Moldova says his country cannot join EU in current form
Shares Fri, 2 Jun 2017-07:31pm , Reuters Moldovan President Igor Dodon said on Friday that Moldova was unable to join the European Union in its current form, questioning the benefits of integration with the bloc after Britain voted to quit. "Ordinary people are asking themselves very often: why rush to catch a train that is losing wagons? Brexit. Let's see what happens next," Dodon told the St Petersburg International Economic Forum   Read More ...
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Blame game for cyber attacks grows murkier as spying, crime tools mix
TALLINN, Estonia Veteran espionage researcher Jon DiMaggio was hot on the trail three months ago of what on the face of it looked like a menacing new industrial espionage attack by Russian cyber spies. All the hallmarks were there: targeted phishing emails common to government espionage, an advanced Trojan horse for stealing data from inside organizations, covert communication channels for grabbing documents and clues in the programming code indicating its authors were Russian speakers   Read More ...
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Moscow threat as Moldova expels five Russian diplomats
Moscow threat as Moldova expels five Russian diplomats Russia has condemned Moldova's decision to expel five of its diplomats, calling it a move against the country's pro-Russian president. Russia's response will be "quite harsh", Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin said. Moldova's pro-EU government announced the expulsions on Monday, without giving a reason. It is one of Europe's poorest countries and gets EU funding. Moldovan President Igor Dodon called the move "outrageous"   Read More ...
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5 Russian diplomats in Moldova declared persona non grata
BUCHAREST -- Five Russian diplomats in Moldova were declared persona non grata on Monday, according to news reaching here from Moldova's capital city of Chisinau. The diplomats have 72 hours to leave the territory of Moldova, local media reported, citing Artur Sarbu, adviser to Foreign Minister Andrei Galbur. The Chisinau authorities did not explain the reasons for the sudden expulsion. The action took place less than a week after Estonia last Friday expelled Russian Consul General in Narva Dmitry Kazennov and Consul Andrey Surgaev under similar unexplained circumstances   Read More ...
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Moldova expels Russian diplomats
Chisinau: Moldova’s foreign ministry on Monday 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 Monday, a foreign ministry aide, Artur Sarbu, told AFP, without explaining why they were being expelled   Read More ...
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Moldova government expels five Russian diplomats, president furious
Moldova government expels five Russian diplomats, president furious Moldova's pro-European government expelled five Russian diplomats on Monday, a move the country's Moscow-backed president Igor Dodon described as "outrageous" and aimed at undermining Moldova-Russia relations.   Read More ...
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Moldova's government orders expulsion of 5 Russian diplomats
A spokeswoman for the Foreign and European Integration Ministry confirmed Monday that the diplomats will be expelled. Spokeswoman Ana Samson did not identify them or explain the decision. Moldova's pro-Russian President Igor Dodon reacted on Facebook, calling the move "a disgusting gesture against our strategic partner," Russia. He says the five have 72 hours to leave Moldova. Dodon suggests the expulsion is "probably an order from the West or perhaps across the ocean," alluding to the United States   Read More ...
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Moldova expels five Russian diplomats
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   Read More ...
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Moldova's government orders expulsion of 5 Russian diplomats
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Moldova's government is expelling five Russian diplomats from the former Soviet republic. A spokeswoman for the Foreign and European Integration Ministry confirmed Monday that the diplomats will be expelled. Spokeswoman Ana Samson did not identify them or explain the decision. Moldova's pro-Russian President Igor Dodon reacted on Facebook, calling the move "a disgusting gesture against our strategic partner," Russia   Read More ...
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Moldova's government orders expulsion of 5 Russian diplomats
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Moldova's government is expelling five Russian diplomats from the former Soviet republic. A spokeswoman for the Foreign and European Integration Ministry confirmed Monday that the diplomats will be expelled. Spokeswoman Ana Samson did not identify them or explain the decision. Moldova's pro-Russian President Igor Dodon reacted on Facebook, calling the move "a disgusting gesture against our strategic partner," Russia   Read More ...
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Moldova's government orders expulsion of 5 Russian diplomats
Moldova's government is expelling five Russian diplomats from the former Soviet republic. A spokeswoman for the Foreign and European Integration Ministry confirmed Monday that the diplomats will be expelled. Spokeswoman Ana Samson did not identify them or explain the decision. Dodon suggests the expulsion is "probably an order from the West or perhaps across the ocean," alluding to the United States   Read More ...
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Moldova government expels five Russian diplomats, president furious
Moldova's pro-European government expelled five Russian diplomats on Monday, a move the country's Moscow-backed president Igor Dodon described as "outrageous" and aimed at undermining Moldova-Russia relations. Moldova has been ruled by a succession of pro-European Union administrations but Dodon's election in late 2016 reflected a loss of trust in its leaders as well as Russia's increasingly assertive influence over ex-Soviet states   Read More ...
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Moldova expels five Russian diplomats
Moldova expels five Russian diplomats Moldova's foreign ministry has expelled five Russian diplomats, ordering Moscow to remove them in a move that outraged the country's pro-Russian president. The note about the decision was given to the Russian ambassador to Moldova Farit Mukhametshin on Monday afternoon, according to Artur Sarbu, Moldova's foreign ministry aide, who did not explain the reason behind the expulsion. Mukhametshin confirmed that he received the note, but declined to elaborate   Read More ...
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Russian envoy to Moldova confirms expulsion of five diplomats
Russian envoy to Moldova confirms expulsion of five diplomats CHISINAU (Reuters) - Five members of Russia's embassy in Moldova have been expelled by the Moldovan authorities, Russia's ambassador in Chisinau told reporters on Monday, without giving further details. Earlier, Russia's Interfax news agency quoted sources in the former Soviet nation's foreign ministry as saying five Russian diplomats had been ordered to leave the country. (Reporting Alexander Tanas; Writing by   Read More ...
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Corruption arrests rock Moldova's pro-EU coalition
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   Read More ...
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Corruption arrests rock Moldova's pro-EU coalition
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   Read More ...
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Moldova's Liberals quit ruling coalition after mayor arrest
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Moldova's pro-European Liberal Party quit the ruling coalition Monday following the arrest of Chisinau's mayor, but it looks like the government can keep its majority. The Liberal Party withdrew its three ministers, a deputy premier and politically-appointed managers of government agencies from the three-party coalition that was formed after the November 2014 parliamentary election. The development came after Mayor Dorin Chirtoaca was put under house arrest Friday on suspicion of influence trafficking in a city parking contract   Read More ...
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Moldova's Liberals quit ruling coalition after mayor arrest
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) - Moldova's pro-European Liberal Party quit the ruling coalition Monday following the arrest of Chisinau's mayor, but it looks like the government can keep its majority. The Liberal Party withdrew its three ministers, a deputy premier and politically-appointed managers of government agencies from the three-party coalition that was formed after the November 2014 parliamentary election. The development came after Mayor Dorin Chirtoaca was put under house arrest Friday on suspicion of influence trafficking in a city parking contract   Read More ...
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Moldova's Liberals quit ruling coalition after mayor arrest
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Moldova's pro-European Liberal Party quit the ruling coalition Monday following the arrest of Chisinau's mayor, but it looks like the government can keep its majority. The Liberal Party withdrew its three ministers, a deputy premier and politically-appointed managers of government agencies from the three-party coalition that was formed after the November 2014 parliamentary election. The development came after Mayor Dorin Chirtoaca was put under house arrest Friday on suspicion of influence trafficking in a city parking contract   Read More ...
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Corruption arrests rock Moldova's pro-EU coalition
CHISINAU (Reuters) - 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   Read More ...
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Young people in Moldova dance away their frustrations as a threatening Russia lurks
Young people in Moldova dance away their frustrations as a threatening Russia lurks Heads banging and arms flailing, the crowd writhes across a floor slick with melted snow dragged in from outside, slipping in piles as a death metal guitarist lays on the doom and a grimacing drummer plays insistent blast beats. A beer bottle smashes. Someone else falls. A young woman visiting from Russia, with “Psycho” tattooed in Cyrillic script on her forehead, stomps in agitated circles, pauses, asks for “a hug” and says maybe she could leave Moscow to start a band here in Moldova’s capital, Chisinau   Read More ...
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Moldova’s ‘frozen conflict’ over breakaway Transnistria has lessons for east Ukraine
Moldova’s ‘frozen conflict’ over breakaway Transnistria has lessons for east Ukraine 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   Read More ...
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Turkmen government delegation visits Moldova
Turkmen government delegation visits Moldova AKIPRESS.COM - Government delegation of Turkmenistan led by the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov paid official visit to Moldova on May 15-16, the press service of the Turkmen foreign ministry said. On May 15, the delegation of Turkmenistan had a meeting with President of Moldova Igor Dodon. During the meeting, the state and prospects of the development of relations between Turkmenistan and of Moldova in the political, economic and cultural-humanitarian fields were discussed   Read More ...
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Eurovision: Portugal, Bulgaria and Moldova lead pack in Kiev-hosted competition
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   Read More ...
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Moldovan president opposes NATO membership
Moldovan President Igor Dodon said on Wednesday his country strongly rejects the idea of joining the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Neutrality is one of a few things that are not negotiable for Moldova and a NATO membership is unacceptable, said Dodon at a meeting with Vyacheslav Volodin, Speaker of Russia's State Duma, the lower house of parliament. Moldova also cherishes its Orthodox belief and the strategic partnership with Russia, the visiting Moldovan president added   Read More ...
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Moldova detains officials suspected of embezzling EU money
CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Moldovan anti-corruption prosecutors have detained the transport minister and a senior road management official on suspicion of embezzling European Union funds. Prosecutors detained Transportation Minister Iurie Chirinciuc and the interim manager of Moldova's State Road Management, Veaceslav Teleman, on Thursday after searching their offices and the offices of two private companies. The companies' owners also were detained   Read More ...
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Moldova President says 'serious about further integration with EAEU'
Moldova President says 'serious about further integration with EAEU' "We have very serious intentions and we will further move consistently to achieve the next step in integration with the Eurasian Economic Union,President Igor Dodon said during the EAEU summit in Bishkek on April 14. Obtaining a status of the observer in the EAEU is a crucial event for both the country and the people of Moldova, said Dodon. "The people of Moldova closely follow the EAEU integration processes   Read More ...
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Moldova: 17 detained in alleged plot to kill politician
CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Seventeen people have been detained in Moldova and Ukraine on suspicion they were planning to kill one of Moldova's most powerful politicians, prosecutors there said Saturday. Senior organized crime prosecutor Vitalie Busuioc said authorities knew of orders from two unnamed people to assassinate Vladimir Plahotniuc, an influential businessman and chairman of the Democratic Party, the biggest party in Moldova's pro-European governing coalition   Read More ...
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Moldova: 17 detained in alleged plot to kill politician
Seventeen people have been detained in Moldova and Ukraine on suspicion they were planning to kill one of Moldova's most powerful politicians, prosecutors there said today. Senior organized crime prosecutor Vitalie Busuioc said authorities knew of orders from two unnamed people to assassinate Vladimir Plahotniuc, an influential businessman and chairman of the Democratic Party, the biggest party in Moldova's pro-European governing coalition   Read More ...
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Moldova: 17 detained in alleged plot to kill politician
CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Seventeen people have been detained in Moldova and Ukraine on suspicion they were planning to kill one of Moldova's most powerful politicians, prosecutors there said Saturday. Senior organized crime prosecutor Vitalie Busuioc said authorities knew of orders from two unnamed people to assassinate Vladimir Plahotniuc, an influential businessman and chairman of the Democratic Party, the biggest party in Moldova's pro-European governing coalition   Read More ...
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Moldova:17 detained suspected of planning to kill politician
CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Moldovan prosecutors say 17 people have been detained in Moldova and Ukraine on suspicion they were planning to kill one of the country's most powerful politicians. Senior organized crime prosecutor Vitalie Busuioc said Saturday authorities knew of orders from two unnamed people to assassinate of Vladimir Plahotniuc, a businessman and chairman of the Democratic Party, the biggest party in Moldova's pro-European governing coalition   Read More ...
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Moldova:17 detained suspected of planning to kill politician
CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Moldovan prosecutors say 17 people have been detained in Moldova and Ukraine on suspicion they were planning to kill one of the country's most powerful politicians. Senior organized crime prosecutor Vitalie Busuioc said Saturday authorities knew of orders from two unnamed people to assassinate of Vladimir Plahotniuc, a businessman and chairman of the Democratic Party, the biggest party in Moldova's pro-European governing coalition   Read More ...
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Tags: Law Enforcement |  Judiciary |  Prosecutors |  Politicians |  Detention | 
Places: United States |  Moldova |