Merkel hopes Moldova isn't in Russia's sights after Ukraine

Feb 27, 2015

Merkel hopes Moldova isn't in Russia's sights after Ukraine

Germany's Angela Merkel said on Thursday she hoped Russia's Vladimir Putin would not try the same strategy in Moldova as he had in Ukraine, and expressed support for the country's efforts to forge stronger ties with Europe, to Moscow's chagrin. The chancellor, asked at a ...

/ Mar 26, 2014

Russia stages exercises in breakaway Transnistria

Russia's military staged training exercises Tuesday in Transnistria, a breakaway sliver of Moldova that is a focus of tension following Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region. NATO's top military commander said Sunday he was worried that Russia might have its eye on Transnistria, a largely ...