August 20, 2014
Divided Moldova Stuck Between East and West
Mirel Bran, Worldcrunch
The Associated Press
As is the case in Transnistria, Russia presents itself as the savior of the population that has stayed faithful to Moscow. It intends to influence Moldova's November general elections. A potential collapse of the pro-European government and the return of Communist Moldovans to power should ensure better control of Moldova for Russia.