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.
Voters in the self-proclaimed republic of Transdniester are going to the polls today to vote in the region's presidential election.
At least 15,000 supporters of the Communist Party in Moldova demonstrated today demanding the resignation of the government.
The European Union says it will start talks early next year on a free-trade area with Georgia and Moldova.
Moldova's parliament has set December 16 as the date for its second attempt in less than a month to pick a president and thus end more than two years of leadership crisis.
Moldovan Prime Minister Vlad Filat says he regrets Russia's announcement that it will open voting booths in Moldova's separatist Transdniester region for the upcoming Russian elections.
The first formal talks since 2006 on Moldova's two-decade conflict with its breakaway region of Transdniester have opened in Lithuania's capital, Vilnius.
The leader of Moldova's breakaway region of Transdniester says that his political future will be decided by voters, not by Russia.
Moldovan Foreign Minister Iurie Leanca says Moscow is increasingly open to a "more intense dialogue" with Chisinau over the breakaway region of Transdniester.
A new poll shows Moldovans are losing interest in the post-Soviet country's European integration and is warming up to the idea of joining a Commonwealth of Independent States' (CIS) free-trade zone led by Russia.