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Moldova leans toward Russia.
« on: October 30, 2015, 02:23:44 PM »

Crisis in Moldova as Pro-EU Government Collapses

http://russia-insider.com/en/politics/crisis-moldova-pro-eu-government-collapses/ri10827
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Re: Moldova leans toward Russia.
« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2015, 11:38:35 PM »
That is the best news ever!!  :thumbsup:

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Re: Moldova leans toward Russia.
« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2015, 03:02:33 AM »
That is the best news ever!!  :thumbsup:

I'm not sure you may be 'getting' this , Steveboy..

The current guy is defending a previous guy for possible corruption and a pro european govt supporting faction helped bring his govt down..

Moldova also signed an association agreement with the European Union in 2014, despite Kremlin opposition......  :coffeeread:

http://www.usnews.com/news/world/articles/2015/10/29/moldovan-parliament-dismisses-govt-bringing-instability


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Re: Moldova leans toward Russia.
« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2015, 05:32:55 AM »
I'd be very surprised if there was any substantial change in relations with the enclaves no matter who ends up forming a government. The enclaves issue is a longer term and bigger issue than a single government is going to change absent some game changing event such as a revolution or war.

From my recollection the issue of Transniestra in particular is a bone of contention for even those Moldavians who are sympathetic toward Russia.

At best one might hope for an improvement in relations such that crossing the border is not such a big problem. That is to say that commercial and economic relationships are allowed to improve.

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Re: Moldova leans toward Russia.
« Reply #4 on: December 21, 2015, 11:44:34 AM »


EU or Russia? Moldova Is Another Country With a Familiar Dilemma

http://russia-insider.com/en/moldovas-drama-dniester/ri11958
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Re: Moldova leans toward Russia.
« Reply #5 on: December 21, 2015, 02:11:06 PM »


EU or Russia? Moldova Is Another Country With a Familiar Dilemma

http://russia-insider.com/en/moldovas-drama-dniester/ri11958

I don't think it is EU or Russia its more like "Lap dog for the US" with a few chocolate biscuits checked there way or Russia :)

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Re: Moldova leans toward Russia.
« Reply #6 on: January 21, 2016, 04:03:12 PM »
There's a bunch of unhappy people in Moldova at the moment.
Some have a difficult time grasping that pro Russian mentality is real and can be a better alternative to what they have now.

10,000 protest new government in Moldova as tensions rise

http://news.yahoo.com/moldova-braces-more-protests-government-sworn-082821703.html
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Re: Moldova leans toward Russia.
« Reply #7 on: January 21, 2016, 10:46:54 PM »
‘Moldova’s protests as a mirror image of Ukraine crisis

https://www.rt.com/op-edge/329707-moldova-chisinau-protests-parliament/

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Re: Moldova leans toward Russia.
« Reply #8 on: January 25, 2016, 08:53:21 AM »
Becoming part of the EU, is not everyone's preference.
Cramming pro EU , government into office reminds one of Ukraine.
Read too this morning, Georgia is warming up to Russian relations.

They're Not Quitting: 40,000 Rally Against Moldova's New Pro-EU Gov't

http://russia-insider.com/en/politics/theyre-not-quitting-40000-rally-against-moldovas-new-pro-eu-govt/ri12405
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Re: Moldova leans toward Russia.
« Reply #9 on: January 28, 2016, 05:41:40 AM »
Do you think the US will invade Moldova ?  :laugh: :laugh:  with Moby trailing behind in the soup kitchen  :laugh:

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Re: Moldova leans toward Russia.
« Reply #10 on: February 05, 2016, 01:06:44 PM »
What's happening in Moldova, is much like what took place in Ukraine.
Only the roles are reversed. Seeing this it becomes clear that some feel closer ties to Moscow, than the west.


Moldovan Protest Leader Accuses U.S. Of 'Unification Plot,' Hails Soviet Past

http://www.rferl.mobi/a/moldova-socialist-party-dodon/27532627.html
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Re: Moldova leans toward Russia.
« Reply #11 on: February 05, 2016, 01:34:21 PM »
I think Moldova should claw back some of its lands to how it was in 1390 :chuckle:

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Re: Moldova leans toward Russia.
« Reply #12 on: February 12, 2016, 08:21:55 AM »
Moldovan protesters set to picket US embassy.

http://tass.ru/en/world/855985
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Re: Moldova leans toward Russia.
« Reply #13 on: February 19, 2016, 03:22:36 PM »
The West Is About to Lose Moldova

Moldovans are rising up against corruption. But that doesn’t mean they’re embracing the West.

http://foreignpolicy.com/2016/02/19/the-west-is-about-to-lose-moldova/
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Re: Moldova leans toward Russia.
« Reply #14 on: February 20, 2016, 04:08:07 AM »
The West Is About to Lose Moldova

Moldovans are rising up against corruption. But that doesn’t mean they’re embracing the West.

http://foreignpolicy.com/2016/02/19/the-west-is-about-to-lose-moldova/

EU and US have been chucking money at the place for years. Pretty much every sentient being in the country knows it. And yet the place is still a pauper's paradise. The money simply has not stuck to the sides.

Those sentient beings, when they look cross the border to Ukraine (where folks used to go in order to make their fortunes) and to Russia, from where many have family and friends it is not entirely surprising that folks are going to start wondering if Russia was, after all, as bad as they had been told.

If one wants to seek an example of where 'things' have gotten better quickly then Russia is pretty much a poster child for the idea. One does not look to the EU and certainly not the US if one wants to see rapid improvement in living standards, corporate governance, national pride or jurisprudence.

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