Moldova is facing its largest political protests since the end of the Soviet Union. What is behind it? Who is involved? And what does the future hold for this state on the frontier of Europe?
One of Moldova’s most popular pro-Russian political parties has been wiped off the political landscape over allegations of foreign funding and ties to the FSB. The Patria party, expected to accumulate about 13% of the overall vote, will still appear on the ballot as the decision arrives too late for a reprint.