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2 hrs ago | Newsday

The plight of Moldova's orphanage children

More than 7,000 children have been placed in state-run institutions in Europe's poorest country, Moldova, and only 2% are orphans. While the horror stories of the orphanages of 1990s Romania were widely publicised, the conditions facing children in neighbouring Moldova are not well known.

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11 hrs ago | Russia Taday

Foreign Ministry criticizes Romanian PM over Moldova annexation statement

Russia's Foreign Ministry has denounced Romanian PM Victor Ponta's plan to unify Moldova with Romania by 2018 as "inadmissible and irresponsible," and called for all European countries to counter modern expansionism. Prime Minister Ponta, announced last week that he was entering the race for the Romanian presidency, and said that if elected he would make the unification of Romania and Moldova his main objective.

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15 hrs ago | Charter97

Philip Breedlove: Russia starts "hybrid war" against Moldova

'To the little green men thing, we've clearly now seen the script play out in Crimea, we've seen the script play out in eastern Ukraine. We're beginning to see some of the script in Moldova and Transnistria,' Breelove said during a discussion at the the Atlantic Council.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Transitions Online

Kyiv Says Some NATO Countries Send Arms, Report Shines Light on Plight of Russian Orphans

Plus, a Moldovan newspaper is threatened after an expose of a leading cleric, and Belarus isn't the worst bully in the neighborhood anymore. NATO countries have begun to supply arms to Ukraine to help its soldiers fight pro-Russian separatists in the east, Defense Minister Valery Heletey told a 14 September news conference, Reuters reports .

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Weekday Magazine

Moldovan Newspaper Threatened Over Orthodox Metropolitan's Vacation Pics

Threats of excommunication and tax audits are the latest weapons in the ongoing battle between Moldova's reformist government and the country's powerful Orthodox Church. A Moldovan newspaper says it was threatened after publishing two scandalous investigative reports on the assets and personal life of the head of Moldova's Orthodox Church.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Sofia News Agency

Moldova, Turkey Sign Free Trade Agreement

Moldova's Prime Minister Iurie Leanca has hailed the agreement, stressing it would not impede free trade with Europe. Photo by EPA/BGNES Moldova and Turkey signed in Chisinau an agreement lifting custom duties each country imposes on goods from the other.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Day

"This is just the beginning"

Odesa artists are holding an exhibition as part of the charity campaign "The Black Sea Artistic Sotnia for the Armed Forces of Ukraine" The Municipal Art Gallery of Odesa is housing the exhibition, held as part of the charity campaign "The Black Sea Artistic Sotnia for the Armed Forces of Ukraine." The Odesa art union's idea has spread to Lviv, Poltava, Kyiv, and Uzhhorod, where it is successfully implemented in a variety of formats.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Foreign Policy

Moscow's Next Victim

Note: This article is an abridged version of the Legatum Institute's longer case study , "Moldova: The Failing Champion of European Integration."

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City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

Lithuanian MFA and Moldovan PM discussed Euro-integration reforms

Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevicius concluded his visit to Chisinau by meeting with Moldovan Prime Minister Urie Leanca.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

Rinkevics in Moldova: Eastern Partnership Summit in Riga will be pivotal

On 1 September, the Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics took part in the meeting of the EU ministers' Group for the European Action of Moldova [Le Groupe pour l'Action EuropA©enne de la RA©publique de Moldova], which was held in Chisinau, Moldova, reports Latvian MFA.... Read more...

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Nine O'Clock

French secretary of state for European Affairs on an official visit to Bucharest

The French secretary of state for European Affairs Harlem Desir is paying a two-day official visit to Romania, where he has meetings with the Romanian Foreign Affairs Minister, Titus Corlatean and with his counterpart, George Ciamba, secretary of state, chief of the Department for European Affairs within the Romanian Foreign Affairs Ministry .

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Transitions Online

Growing Euro-Skeptics in Moldova

Having failed to influence the Moldovan political elites, Moscow is hoping agricultural sanctions will sour Moldovan swing voters on the EU.

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Trend

EU-Azerbaijan visa facilitation agreement enters into force

The negotiations for both the Visa Facilitation Agreement and Readmission Agreement between the European Union and Azerbaijan took place in 4 official rounds of negotiations held in Baku and Brussels between February 7, 2012 and July 5, 2013, the delegation of the European Union to Azerbaijan said Sept.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Two Japanese With Suspected Ebola Symptoms Under Treatment In Moldova

Two Japanese citizens with suspected Ebola symptoms were taken from Chisinau Airport to a public health centre on Friday, Moldovan border guard police said.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

EurActiv.com

Gazprom monopoly broken in Moldova

The Republic of Moldova has broken Moscow-backed Gazprom's gas monopoly after completing the first phase of a new pipeline connecting it to the EU energy market.

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Weekday Magazine

Freezing The Donbas

When Russian-backed separatists seized control of Georgia's Abkhazia and South Ossetia regions in the early 1990s, it didn't make international headlines.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Charter97

Russia hinders the road for smuggled goods from Belarus

Ten shipments of fruits and vegetables from Belarus have been banned from being imported to the territory of Russia.

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Transitions Online

Clearing the Airwaves

That is how broadcast regulators in Moldova characterized Russian-language news programs last month as they slapped sanctions on Russia-produced shows, going so far as to ban international news channel Russia-24 from the Moldovan airwaves for six months.

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Weekday Magazine

Moldova Inaugurates Gas Pipeline From Romania

Moldova is celebrating the completion of a natural-gas pipeline from Romania that will reduce its reliance on Russia for energy supplies.

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Groong

European Think-Tank Review - XXVI

EU Bulletin Aug 25 2014 EUROPEAN THINK-TANK REVIEW - XXVI. Towards a Fresh Deal for Ukraine, the EU and Russia and their Neighbourhood Policies : 15 Steps Michael Emerson In this commentary, Michael Emerson proposes 15 steps to be taken by Ukraine, the EU and Russia in order to establish a stable economic situation in the Ukraine region and ... (more)

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