According to a statement issued by Moldova’s police on Friday, the poorest country in Europe averted a plot for the creation of another breakaway republic. This time the pseudo-state would be centered in the city of Balti in the north of the country, that is, approximately 120 km from the capital Chisinau. The city is a mostly Russian-speaking.

The leadership of the group was apparently operating from in Eastern Ukraine, the Donbass, were separatists are fighting against the government in Kyi...

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