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.
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.