No text today, just a fun picture of some handicrafts from the 2018 Chisinau Day celebrations in Moldova.
It is completely inappropriate that in a time of major obesity problems and additional disease burdens such as type 2 diabetes, the Presidency of the Council of the EU is sponsored by Coca-Cola.
I’m not going to bother unpacking the election results in Moldova because I doubt there’s a single person with an open mind reading this. Believe what you want.
Maia Sandu and Andrei Nastase, who have joined forces to campaign against the ruling Democratic Party ahead of Sunday’s vote and accuse its leadership of rampant corruption, said doctors had discovered heavy metals in their blood.
After all the panic over maybe, kinda, sorta Russian “interference” in the upcoming Moldovan elections, you’d think a story like Romania interfering in Moldova’s elections would be huge news. But it wasn’t, of course, because it didn’t involve Russia.
Instead of me constantly talking about Pridnestrovie, I thought it worthwhile to let all of you see the country.
In the “old days,” all three were part of the Soviet Union’s power grid, specifically what is now called the IPS or the Единая энергетическая система.
What this effectively means is that all three countries’ energy systems (both natural gas and electricity) are still hooked up together although operated separately.