Igor Dodon

Pro-European Forces Score Landslide Win in Moldova Election

Pro-European parties gained a convincing victory in the elections in Moldova on Sunday after 99.60 per cent of the ballots cast were counted.

According to these results, the pro-European Action and Solidarity Party, PAS, led until recently by President Maia Sandu, came first by a landslide, taking 52.60 per cent of the votes and 63 seats of the 101 seats, a comfortable majority.

Moldovan Ex-President Praises Hungary’s Anti-LGBTQ Law

Moldova's Socialist leader and former president, Igor Dodon, praised Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban for his country's recently adopted law in Budapest on the LGBTQ community.

"I congratulate Mr Orban and the Hungarian people for adopting this law despite the barriers imposed by some European Union leaders and the liberal lobby in his country," Dodon wrote on his Facebook page.

BIRN Fact-Check: Why Did Russia’s Embassy in Moldova Pay for Dodon’s Private Visit?

Faced with criticism of his paid trip to Moscow, which Russian officials booked and covered, Moldova's ex-President, Igor Dodon, has responded by insisting that he could only visit Russia with an official invitation as a result of pandemic rules.