Moldovans warned to expect blackouts after cut in Russian gas imports for its power plants and the end of electricity imports from Ukraine.
Gazprom cut gas deliveries to pro-Russian separatists in Transnistria, whose power plants supply electricity to all of Moldova.
For 2023 the wiiw has revised its forecasts down, and overall Emerging Europe growth will average just 0.3%, barely above the 0.2% predicted for the Eurozone.
Unicef research shows the impact has fallen disproportionately on children, with sharp increases in child poverty across Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
Reforming the justice sector was at the top of the agenda of the new government formed by Prime Minister Natalia Gavrilita, but reforms have been slow.
Missiles fired towards Ukraine from Black Sea warships appear to have been aimed at testing Moldova’s reaction and increasing tensions among the local population.
Moldova’s ruling party has accused Chisinau mayor Ian Ceban — a former member of the pro-Russian Socialists — of encouraging the protesters.
European Political Community isolates Russia, welcomes back UK and reassures EU candidate countries.
With Russia distracted by a war in Ukraine that is not going well, where does that leave the client governments it has backed in three separatist republics in Georgia and Moldova?
Shor's party is calling for the resignation of Moldova's government and president.
Moldova’s industrial output plunged by 14.4% y/y in July, when the activity in the manufacturing sector reached the lowest level seen in the past decade except for the March-April lockdown months in 2020.
Maia Sandu tells UNGA that presence of Russian troops in breakaway Transnistria region violates Moldova' neutrality and increases security risks.
Record inflation of over 30% has also dragged down households’ capacity to consume.
Fugitive involved in $1bn bank frauds organised protest against President Maia Sandu and Moldova's reformist government amid high inflation and stagnating economy.
Talks on a listing of Moldova Agroindbank on the Bucharest Stock Exchange are in progress as the bank seeks to raise funds for future development.
Russian-owned Air Moldova says it will challenge Civil Aviation Authority's decision that thwarted plans to relaunch Chisinau-Moscow flights in court.
Soaring natural gas prices kept Moldova's inflation on upward trajectory despite central bank's rate hikes.
After EU extended military aid to Moldova, ambassador Vitaly Tryapitsyn talked of risk of "hot scenario" in Moldova's Russia-backed separatist Transnistria region.