Featured stories about Moldova
On June 28, 1940, Moldova was overrun by the Soviet troops, after it had been given up by Romania. The Soviet Union quickly added it to its territory. Was it liberation or occupation? Diana Lungu reviews the opinions of Moldovan netizens.
After two and a half years of repeated failures to elect the head of state, the Moldovan politicians finally managed on March 16 to give the country its new president, Nicolae Timofti. But will this former judge become a true leader of the nation?
- Moldova, Russia: Controversial Russian Blogger Escapes Prosecution in Moldova 23 October 2011
- Moldova: “Our Romanian Language” Day Protest 1 September 2011
- Moldova: Twenty Years of Independence Marked with Parade and Disillusion 27 August 2011
- Moldova: Attack on Journalist Causes Online Debate on “Language Issue” 2 August 2011
Latest stories about Moldova
14 February 2014
Happy Valentine's Day! This February 14 we bring you GV's very own love story told by the beatiful couple Sylwia Presley and Dan Braghis.
1 May 2013
Tensions increased during the night of April 26-27 in the Security Zone of the Republic of Moldova, as the Transnistrian authorities unilaterally installed two checkpoints between the village of Varniţa...
11 March 2013
On March 5, Moldova’s Parliament passed a no-confidence motion, dismissing the country's pro-European three-party coalition government led by Vlad Filat. Just a few weeks earlier, Moldova seemed to be the...
21 July 2012
On June 12, Moldova’s parliament condemned the Soviet totalitarian communist regime and prohibited the use of the communist symbols, the hammer and sickle. Diana Lungu reports on the online reactions...
17 June 2011
Moldova’s capital Chisinau is set to witness another democratic exercise on June 19, when the final round of the local election will decide whether the city will have a liberal...
11 June 2011
The official diplomatic celebrations preceding Russia Day in Moldova have sparked controversies that verge on a diplomatic scandal. Diana Lungu reports on the details of the scandal and translates reactions...
2 June 2011
The official registration of the Islamic League early this spring in Moldova has led to negative reactions and protests from the local politicians, the Orthodox Christian clergy and the public....
20 April 2009
Below is a follow-up to the three earlier GV posts on the blog coverage of the protests and rioting in Chisinau, Moldova, that followed the April 5 election.
9 April 2009
For all the attention given to the impact of social media on the protests in Moldova in the past few days, there were people both in and outside Moldova who...
Day 3 of the post-election protests in Moldova's capital turned out to be comparatively quiet. Discussion of the role of social media in organization and coverage of the events in...