Igor Dodon

Dodon Says Moldova Has Abandoned its Anti-Russian Stance

Moldova will no longer take a hostile attitude towards Russian journalists and investors, Moldovan President Igor Dodon said in an interview for the Russian daily Kommersant on Monday.

In the interview, Dodon said this had been agreed in the government coalition that unites the pro-Russian Socialist Party and the pro-European ACUM [NOW] bloc.

Dodon Ally Becomes Moldova’s New Anti-Graft Chief

Moldova on Monday selected the Secretary-General of the Presidency, Ruslan Flocea, as the new head of the National Anti-corruption Centre, CNA.

The Commission for the Judiciary, Appointments and Immunities of the Moldovan Parliament held a contest for the post of CNA head after having extended the deadline for the submission of files on candidates by one week.

Watching and Waiting

Into the Unknown

Moldova watchers and regional analysts alike are keenly trying to make sense of the new ruling coalition that has taken power in Chisinau. Made up of pro-European reformists and pro-Russian parties, the new government is seen as an unholy alliance and somewhat of a dark horse.