Officials in Chisinau are studying the recent constitutional changes in Russia, which made it possible for President Vladimir Putin to stay in power until 2036.
Moldovan companies received modest public support during the coronacrisis and avoided suspending operations, but this had a negative impact on the epidemiological situation in the country.
PAS and PPDA might oust Ion Chicu's government but there is no combination of compatible parties that could form a new majority in the current parliament. The only certain outcome is that the challenge will strengthen President Dodon's position.
In Russia, the move by Spotify will put pressure on local internet majors Yandex and Mail.ru Group that also offer music streaming services.
PM Ion Chicu says a new IMF arrangement is "essential" to help Moldova through the coronacrisis.