The outgoing president of the European Parliament says the prosecution in Ukraine of former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko has set back relations between Kyiv and Brussels.
A Council of Europe official who visited Moldova's separatist Transdniester region said its new leadership shows signs it wants to improve the human rights situation in the territory.
The new leader of Moldova's breakaway Transdniester region says he has canceled a 100 percent customs duty on goods imported from Moldova.
A former high-ranking Moldovan government official has been found guilty of racist remarks against the Romany community and ordered to apologize.
Moldova's Constitutional Court has annulled a December presidential election that produced no winner.
Officials representing all parties in the dispute between Moldova and its breakaway region of Transdniester are meeting to discuss elevated tensions at checkpoints between the region and the rest of the country.
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."