Concerns about the region becoming increasingly unstable and fractured are real and legitimate.
Explosions and a reported attack near a large ammunition depot in the pro-Russia breakaway region have raised fears that war could spill over into Moldova.
Ukraine literally means “on the edge,” which explains why the country is caught between Russia and the West in a near prophetic vision.
The countries signed formal applications to join the European Union as concerns intensified that Russian aggression could spread further than Ukraine.
New challenges require reforms to old institutions.
Ukrainians all over the country queued at gas stations and headed westwards after Russia attacked its neighbour, as refugees started arriving in Moldova, Poland and Romania.
The small unrecognised country is located along Moldova’s eastern border with Ukraine, making Transnistria a crucial location for a possible Russian invasion of Ukraine.
France said it plans to send troops to Romania as part of a future NATO mission, seeking to reassure the Black Sea nation amid tensions with Russia.
There are growing signs that the leaders in Donbass are trying to build an identity that separates them from both Ukraine and Russia. What does this mean for the future of the conflict?
The ex-Soviet country's parliament has approved a government-requested state of emergency until November 20 as it tries to ease gas shortages amid soaring world energy prices.
Kremlin has said that Russia hopes to establish a working relationship with Maia Sandu after the pro-European politician won Moldova's presidential runoff vote, decisively defeating the staunchly pro-Mocow incumbent Igor Dodon.
Pro-Moscow President Igor Dodon holds a small lead over his pro-West opponent Maia Sandu, but not enough to win outright in the first round.
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