A Cat Named Shura

You know, I don’t often write about Moldovan politics. There are a number of reasons for this, the biggest one being that I still don’t feel completely confident about exactly what’s going on. Moldova may be a small country, but it is… very different, and often what you see on the news is just the tip of the iceberg. Nonetheless, I couldn’t resist writing about … Continue reading A Cat Named Shura

Klaus Kanzels on Kishinev

Word Count: 1765 Hey kids, does anybody remember those Moldovan parliamentary elections that were held on November 30, 2014? Whatever happened to that? Not much, to be honest. The voting took place, with an astonishingly high number of irregularities, but because the net result was favorable to the United States and the EU, it was deemed to be “good enough”. What’s happened since then is … Continue reading Klaus Kanzels on Kishinev