Moldova is drifting away from Brussels

DUMITRU DORU

The leader of Action and Solidarity Party (ASP) Maia Sandu speaks to the media after voting at a polling station during presidential elections in Chisinau, Moldova, on 30 October 2016.

Moldova is drifting away from Brussels


Moldova goes to the polls for the second round of its Presidential elections on Sunday, November 13. Elections, once again, are frame as a referendum on the country’s foreign policy. But, the EU appears to be losing this referendum.
Pro-Russian candidate is favourite
The first round on October 30 was a triumph for the pro-Russian candidate, Igor Dodon, who missed for a small margin of votes an outright victory. To avoid the run-off on November 14, Dodon had to pass the 50% threshold. He secure...


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