On a Pale Horse

Romania and Moldova go batshit insane while life in PMR is blessedly close to normal.

The Gas Face

Honestly, I need a vacation from my “vacation.”

Code Red and Chill

Not being a trained virologist or public health specialist, it’s hard to know what the right level of panic really is.

A Victim of Stalinist Propaganda

Stalin did plenty of REAL bad shit during his lifetime, but Romanian patriots prefer to blame him for things he had absolutely nothing to do with.

L’Internationale

Diversity is the lifeblood for any country, and Romania and Moldova urgently need to learn that.

Pigeonholing

Despite the propaganda that you might’ve heard, Moldova isn’t “Romanian territory,” and Pridnestrovie isn’t “Russian territory.”

Kiku for the Lulz

In which Moldovan PM Ion Chicu gives RFE/RL the smackdown it so richly deserves.

Games With Frontiers

The international community really dropped the ball in 1991, and a lot of people suffered as a result.

Different Trees, Different Fruit

What’s the difference between a “real” Nazi and a Romanian in Pridnestrovie spewing anti-Semitic stuff in public and consistently using the Holocaust name for the place where she lives?

The Ghost Buses Roll On…

The story of the ghost buses full of fraudulent voters from Transnistria “ruining” the Moldovan elections seems destined to linger on forever…