For the People

As far as I am aware, this is the first time in history that Transnistria has ever appeared on a fictional TV program or movie (in English).

Corporate Whores

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.

The Curious Case of the Chisinau Mayoral Race

On May 20, 2018, voters in Chisinau headed to the polls for the first round of what was a very low-key and boring election. Since 2007, Chisinau has been run like a personal fiefdom by Dorin Chirtoaca, a close personal friend of former Romanian President Traian Basescu. Chirtoaca was re-elected in 2015 and should still…

USA + RM = BFF 4EVR!!!

Awww, isn’t that sweet? The American embassy in Moldova hung a little corny sign written in Comic Sans font to say how much they “love” Moldova. In fact, they love Moldova so much that they’re sending in the military: Seventeen generals and admirals and one civilian member of the senior executive service from the Department…