Moldova at the Breaking Point

Despite a lack of media coverage anywhere except in the Russian press, the protests in Moldova have been continuing in the snow and cold. Unfortunately, I missed the excitement last night as protesters stormed the Parliament: Protesters broke into Moldova’s parliament after it approved a new pro-European government. The vote was aimed at ending months…

Schengen is Always a Day Away

Mama Markel says Romania is still too corrupt to admit into the Schengen zone: We know the topic is on Romania’s agenda, thus I promise that the efforts made will be mirrored by progress on the admission into the Schengen system, which can be gradual,” Merkel asserted in a joint press conference with Romania’s Prime…