Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's rhetoric indicates a change in plans on Russia’s side.
The heaviest snowfalls in more than a decade cut power to 1,000 towns and villages and blocked key roads and railways.
Wages and the remittances to households have come under pressure since the beginning of the war in neighbouring Ukraine.
Law has already prompted reactions from Russia, where foreign ministry spokesperson says Chisinau's goal is the "complete destruction of Moldovan-Russian relations".
High gas prices after political tensions with Russia resulted in the renegotiation of Moldova’s contract with Gazprom forced Moldovan companies and households to slash consumption.
The President of the European Council, Charles Michel, predicts that the December summit on Ukraine's accession to the EU will be “difficult".
Moldova’s foreign trade was severely impacted by the political conflict with Russia, which abandoned preferential prices starting in Q4 2021.
EBRD research shows majority in transition countries believe climate change will severely affect the children of today, but fewer people are willing to pay to address the climate emergency.
The industrial production index picked up by 3.0% q/q and its annual decrease moderated to 0.7% y/y in Q3.
Ukrainian president says Russia likely orchestrated Middle East crisis and warns Balkans may be next.
President Maia Sandu says Moldova could join EU without Transnistria to avoid giving Russia a chance to stall accession process.
Subdued demand, stronger domestic currency and 16% lower regulated prices of utilities help bring down inflation.
The European Commission has recommended that the European Council open accession negotiations with Ukraine.
Releasing enlargement report package, Commission also calls for candidate status for Georgia, but criticises stalling in some longstanding Western Balkan candidate countries.
PAS took the largest number of votes, but only three of the major cities where mayoral candidates won a first round victory.
Early indications of consistent but not overwhelming support for the ruling pro-EU PAS while opposition candidates lead in Chisinau and Bali.
Elections pit President Maia Sandu's PAS against pro-Russian Socialists and candidates backed by fugitive businessman Ilan Shor.
The need to act on other geopolitical fronts should not be a reason for the EU to reduce its attention to enlargement.
Will Montenegro's incoming PES-led government have more staying power than those led by other young EU-oriented reformers in Southeast Europe?
Sanctions on Russia’s oil exports aren’t working. Russia has found too many partners in the global south that are willing to process or re-export its oil, and Moscow has too many ships in its shadow fleet that can avoid sanctions. So tax it.