Category Archives: Moldova

Thousands in Moldova protest oligarch’s plan to change electoral system

Chisinau, Moldova: Thousands of people protested in front of Parliament on Sunday, June 11, against the plan by deputies of oligarch Vladimir Plahotniuc and President Igor Dodon’s parties to change the electoral system.

The protest, initiated by well-known representatives of civil society and supported by several opposition parties (including Dignity and Truth Platform, Our Home is Moldova (Red Bloc, Our Party, PDS and others), was held under the slogan “We won’t change the electoral system, we’ll change YOU!”

Moldovan president says Association Agreement with EU could be denounced

The President of Moldova Igor Dodon said in Moscow he does not rule out the possibility that the Association Agreement with the EU will be denounced after the 2018 legislative elections, which is the position of the Socialist parliamentary group that is the largest, and the Head of State will support such an initiative, IPN reports, quoting RIA Novosti.

Moldovan and Transnistrian Presidents met after nine years long interruption

New Moldovan president Igor Dodon met on January 4 with the Transnistrian leader, Vadim Krasnoselsky, and discussed the current problems of citizens on both sides of the Dniester river.

Dodon stated in a briefing that the visit purpose was to establish contacts with the new leadership of the Transnistrian region and collaboration mechanism in solving problems faced by citizens.

Romania | A long period of far-right rule ends up in Romania

On Sunday at the parliament elections in Romania the Social Democrat Party (PSD) gains highest vote scores and together with the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) might form the parliamentary majority.

PSD obtained 45.9 % of votes for the Chamber of Deputies and 46.1 % for the Senate, while the National Liberal Party (PNL) has obtained 20.3 % of the vote for the Senate and 19.9 % of the vote for the Chamber of Deputies after the processing of 99 percent of the votes.

Socialist wins presidential election in Moldova

On 13 November, the presidential election was held in Moldova and after validating all the minutes, the candidate of the Party of Socialists Igor Dodon accumulated the most votes 53,18 per cent, while the joint right – wing leader of the Action and Solidarity Party (PAS), Dignity and Truth Platform Party (PPDA) and Liberal Democratic Party of Moldova (PLDM) Maia Sandu obtained 47,82 per cent.