Tagged: Moldova

Post-Soviet Elections Roundup

While everyone’s focus is on the Russian Duma elections (due in December 2011) and the Russian Presidential election (due in March 2012), I thought it might be interesting to take a look at some...

Has Kosovo set a precedent?

The Duma’s Committee for CIS Affairs has recommended that the Russian Government create diplomatic missions in the three unrecognized republics – Abkhazia, South Ossetia and Trans-Dneister (Pridnestrovie).

Two post-Soviet elections

It’s been a busy weekend for post-Soviet election watchers with not one, but two elections taking place – a referendum on a new constitution in Nagorno-Karabakh, and a Presidential election in Transdniester. Nagorno Karabah...

Moldovan endgame?

Moldovan endgame?

Remember the Moldovan election back in early March? The Communist Party won re-election in the parliamentary election, following which the newly elected members of Parliament vote for their President in early April.Brussels Gonzo has...

Moldovan election aftermath

Moldovan election aftermath

Following their defeat in Sunday’s Moldovan parliamentary election, opposition parties have called off their plans to bring people out onto the streets of Chisnau to protest the result.  Instead, they plan to work through...

Communists win in Moldova

Communists win in Moldova

Final results are in from Sunday’s Moldovan elections. The Communist Party, as expected, triumphed, but not by as many votes as predicted. Here’s the breakdown of the three parties that forced their way over...

Moldovan election today

Moldovan election today

Moldova’s parliamentary election is today.  Here’s a (very) basic outline for those of you unfamiliar with Moldova. The 101-seat parliament that is elected today will go on to elect the country’s President.  Moldova is...