The strengthening of Moldova's ties with the EU opened European markets to the breakaway Transnistria republic but the long-frozen conflict still has to be resolved.
US sanctions leading members of Russian intelligence-linked “malign influence group” suspected of trying to destabilise Moldova.
Salaries shot up in some sectors but wage growth was below average in the lowest-paid sectors.
European leaders stress the importance of European solidarity and affirm support for states on the continent’s Eastern Flank.
EC President Ursula von der Leyen says holding the second EPC summit in Moldova sends out a strong message about the country's European future.
The French president tried to persuade sceptical East Europeans that they had nothing to fear from a Europe that was more self-reliant in security – and he almost pulled it off.
European sanctions go through a process of continuous maturation and updating, adapting to current geopolitical sensitivities. European actors are accelerating efforts to adopt the eleventh sanctions package.
New poll shows Moldova’s pro-EU president and ruling party risk losing the next elections, despite massive show of support for EU accession.
Democratic governance deteriorates in Emerging Europe and Central Asia, with worst declines in already authoritarian regions.
80,000 people turned out in country of 2.7mn showing overwhelming commitment to joining the EU.
Moldova’s statistics office reported that the country’s overall trade gap increased by 26% year on year to $1.23bn.
Inflation remains a drag on growth in Emerging Europe, along with sluggish growth in advanced economies and stricter financing conditions in Central Europe and the Baltic states.
The step was the fourth rate cut since December brings policy rate down to 10%, from 21.5% in September 2022.
Airline says it plans accelerated restructuring to avoid bankruptcy, but identity of investors is unclear.
The EU should leverage the diplomatic aspect of the Community to amplify the pro-European message in its eastern neighbourhood. While keeping Georgia close is crucial, so is integrating Armenia and Azerbaijan.
President Maia Sandu says many of the candidates running in Sunday’s election to lead the semi-autonomous Gagauzia region are Russian agents.
The Central, Eastern and Southeast Europe economies have largely digested the economic shock caused by the war in Ukraine and are heading for modest growth this year, says wiiw.
High energy prices have closed down or reduced the activity in many factories across the country.
Chisinau to focus on scrapping agreements with Russia-led bloc that are not compatible with its foreign policy priorities as it reorientates towards EU integration.
World trade has been falling, but we still expect growth to return this year. We do notice large shifts in world trade as advanced economies – especially the US – are diversifying input sourcing.