Moldova President Turns Medieval Ruler Into Campaign Tool

Moldovan President Igor Dodon has declared 2019 the "year of the Stephen the Great," recalling a famous ruler of Moldova in the 15th and 16th century - in what many see as a campaign to boost support for Moldovan independence and counter pro-Romanian forces ahead of next year's elections. 

INTERVIEW/Moldova's Minister of Economy Chiril Gaburici: We want the Union Motorway to cross Prut River

Moldovan officials intend to "cross the Prut" with the Unirii (Union) Motorway running from Targu Mures to Iasi in Romania and on to Ungheni in Moldova, which they want to further extend to reach Chisinau, Moldova's capital city.

Dodon Urges Moldovans in Russia to Vote in Election

Moldova's pro-Russian President, Igor Dodon, has called on all members of the huge Moldovan diaspora in Russia to vote in the next Moldovan elections on February 24, 2019, whether or not they have issues with their Russian work and residence permits.

He has promised that Moscow will turn a blind eye to such problems if they come home to vote.

PM Dancila: Pro-European road, only solution for Moldova, Moldovans' prosperity

The pro-European road is the only solution for the Republic of Moldova and for the prosperity of the Moldovan people, Romania's Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said on Thursday at a joint news conference with her Moldovan counterpart Pavel Filip at the end of a joint meeting of the two national governments.

PM Dancila:Must consider boosting bilateral, economic and commercial relations between Romania and R.of Moldova

Bilateral, economic and commercial relations between Romania and the Republic of Moldova need to be boosted, Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said on Thursday at the start of the the two countries' Government sitting.