The Moldovan government has declared Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin to be persona non grata.
Many hundreds of protesters marched in the streets of Moldova's capital, Chisinau, on July 30 to denounce a new electoral law. The crowd chanted slogans such as "Thieves" and "We will not give up!" (RFE/RL's Moldovan Service)
Hundreds of protesters rallied in Moldova after parliament approved controversial changes to the electoral system that critics say favors the country's two largest political parties.
Moldova’s breakaway Transdniester region marked the 25th anniversary of Russia's so-called peacekeeping operation in Bender-Tighina, Transdniester on July 29. (RFE/RL's Moldovan Service)
Romania has confirmed that it blocked a commercial flight from its airspace that was transporting Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin on an official trip to Moldova.
Moldova's Constitutional Court has ruled that a move by President Igor Dodon to hold a referendum that could broaden his powers is unconstitutional.
The Constitutional Court of Moldova says it will announce its ruling on July 27 about a presidential decree calling for a referendum in September on whether to expand presidential powers.
Lawmakers of the pro-Moscow breakaway region of Transdniester assailed calls by the Moldovan government that Russia pull its troops out of the territory.
Moldovan lawmakers demanded that Russian troops pull out of the pro-Moscow breakaway region of Transdniester.
Protesters demonstrated outside the Moldovan parliament to denounce a controversial new law that would reform the country's electoral system. (RFE/RL's Moldovan Service)
Moldovan President Igor Dodon has signed into law a controversial bill introducing a mixed electoral system despite mass protests in Chisinau.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Moldovan Prime Minister Pavel Filip have opened a joint border checkpoint whose Moldovan side is in the breakaway region of Transdniester.