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Thousands of protesters gathered in the Moldovan capital amid a heavy police presence.

Antigov't Protests Held In Moldova

Thousands of antigovernment protesters have gathered in Moldova's capital and other towns, demanding an end to widespread corruption and calling for better governance. More

Transdniester Polls Close

Polls have closed in legislative and municipal elections in Moldova's breakaway region of Transdniester. More

Moldovans Missing In Afghan Crash

The Moldovan government says that three of its citizens were among the people captured by the Taliban after their helicopter crash-landed in northern Afghanistan. More

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Features & Commentary

Explainer: What Can Moldova's Crisis Teach The EU?

Moldova was once a star pupil in a program to bring neighboring countries closer to the European Union. Now a political crisis could put Moldova back in Moscow's orbit.

Video U.S. Envoy Tells Russia's Neighbors: Having Putin As Your Only Friend Not A Good Idea

U.S. Ambassador to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Daniel Baer says former Soviet republics should enhance their relations with the European Union and the United States and avoid dependence on Russia.

Video Meet The Activists Who Have Tapped Into Moldova's Frustration

The Dignity and Truth civic movement has mobilized tens of thousands of Moldovans to demand serious action against the corruption that is crippling their country. The movement is a joint project of 14 politically independent civic activists who collectively represent it.

Audio Slide Show Moldovans 'Have Had Enough'

Dozens of tents have been set up in the center of the Moldovan capital following a street protest that drew tens of thousands as public frustration over rampant corruption has reached the boiling point. But the question of what comes next remains unanswered.

The Crimes Of Russian Soldiers Abroad

As the trial of a Russian private accused of slaughtering an entire Armenian family in January gets under way in Gyumri on August 12, RFE/RL takes a look at some of the worst crimes Russian soldiers have been accused of committing abroad, off the battlefield.
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