The first formal negotiations in more than a year between the Moldovan ruling bloc and the opposition Communists have ended without agreement on how to elect a president and end protracted political deadlock.
Moldovan Deputy Prime Minister for European Reintegration Eugen Carpov told RFE/RL on January 3 that such tragic incidents could be avoided if the operational structure of the current peacekeeping mission is changed.
A Moldovan man has died in a hospital in Chisinau after being shot by a Russian soldier from the international peacekeeping force at a checkpoint in Moldova's breakaway Transdniester region.
The leaders of Moldova's main political parties say they are willing to nominate a presidential candidate acceptable to all parties in order to end a crisis that has left the country without a full-time head of state since 2009.
Moldova's acting President Marian Lupu says he is encouraged by pledges from the new leader of the country's breakaway Transdniester region to ease border controls.
A young politician and businessman has won the presidential runoff in Moldova's breakaway Transdniester region, bringing renewed hope of progress in one of Europe's last "frozen conflicts."
A former parliament speaker in the unrecognized breakaway Transdniester region of Moldova, Yevgeny Shevchuk, has defeated a Moscow-backed candidate in a presidential runoff.
Moldova's breakaway Transdniester region is voting in the second round of a presidential election.
Moldova's breakaway Transdniester region has announced it will hold a presidential runoff on December 25.
Moldova's parliament has failed to select a new president.
Preliminary results show that Igor Smirnov, the longtime leader of Moldova's breakaway region of Transdniester, failed to qualify for an expected presidential runoff.
The president of the breakaway region of Transdniester has called for a weekend election to be scrapped because of what he said were "numerous violations" in voting.