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Blasts in Russia-Backed Transnistria Pose ‘Risk to Moldova’: President

President Maia Sandu said after a meeting of Moldova's Supreme Security Council on Tuesday that explosions in Transnistria for two days in a row "show that there are tensions between various forces" that are interested in destabilising the breakaway region, where Russian troops have been based since the collapse of the Soviet Union.

Transgender Teenager’s Suicide in Moldova Sparks Call for Law Change

Dan Perciun, an MP from the pro-European Action and Solidarity Party, said on Wednesday that legislation must change to prevent bullying and other abuses against the LGBT community after a 16-year-old who had been bullied and humiliated by classmates committed suicide.

Moldova Declares State of Emergency, Closes Airspace, is ‘On Alert’

Moldovan President Maia Sandu on Thursday said parliament will be asked to declare a state of emergency over the gathering war in Ukraine, adding that the country was "on alert" and ready to receive refugees from Ukraine.

Russian forces conducted multiple strikes on Ukraine on Thursday in what the US described as a full-scale invasion.

European Rights Court Rules against Moldovan Ex-PM

The European Court of Human Rights, ECHR, ruled on Tuesday that the presumption of innocence in a case concerning former Moldovan Prime Minister Vladimir Filat was not violated when he was detained on corruption charges in 2015.

Filat was detained in the premises of parliament immediately after lawmakers voted to lift his immunity on October 15, 2015.

Government Promises Aid as Moldovans Anxiously Await Higher Gas Bills

Moldova's Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Spinu announced on Wednesday that the government is preparing several mechanisms to compensate people on modest incomes as consumers anxiously await their next gas bills to see how increased prices for gas supplies will affect them.

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