Natalia Gavrilita

Romania Offers Moldova Financial Aid to Ease Gas Crisis

Romania's government on Wednesday approved a 100-million-euros financial support package for Moldova to help it deal with a looming energy crisis.

Romania's financial assistance comes at a difficult time for its neighbour, after Russian energy giant Gazprom warned it would stop supplying gas to Moldova if its Moldovagaz subsidiary does not pay outstanding debts within two days.

Balkan Insight’s Week in Pictures

Serbia's Damir Rastic (L) and Ukraine's Artem Tyshchenko (R) in action during the men's 10km Sprint race at the IBU Biathlon World Cup i​n Hochfilzen, Austria. Photo: EPA-EFE/Christian Bruna.

CSKA Sofia fans light flares during the UEFA Europa Conference League group C football match against AS Roma in ​the Bulgarian capital on December 9, 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE/Vassil Donev.

Sandu Appoints Pro-Western Ally Gavrilita as Moldova’s PM-Designate

After consultations with all the parliamentary parties, President Maia Sandu on Friday appointed her close ally Natalia Gavrilita as Prime Minister-designate of Moldova.

Sandu said she had every confidence that the newly appointed PM will bring a team that has integrity and professionalism, and puts citizens first.