Moldova’s landlocked position between Russia and the West makes progress more difficult.
Igor Dodon pretends to be at odds with Moldova’s pro-European leaders, but they are allies where it really matters.
The West needs to provide stronger incentives for the creation of strong institutions in Russia’s neighborhood.
Moldova’s Communists support the pro-European government but their voters might not.
Preliminary results show increased support for the opposition Communists and Socialists.
The stark choice Moldovans face in parliamentary elections is reminiscent of recent events in Ukraine.
Moldova’s breakaway region requests entry into the Russian Federation similar to the Crimea’s.