Numbers of speakers in the country’s autonomous region of Gagauzia are dwindling.
Chișinău has granted Ukrainians temporary protection status, with automatic rights to housing, healthcare, education and work.
Even as Chișinău confirms its European path, Evghenia Guțul pledges closer ties with Moscow.
Chisinau puts focus on security amid ongoing attempts at destabilisation.
Investigative report tracks tangled route for money flowing to offshore companies from Moldova.
Sector faces challenges including underfunding, a skills gap and embedded pro-Russian propaganda.
Pro-Kremlin narratives rule the information space in an autonomous region with deeply rooted ties to Moscow.
“Living life with a constant feeling of fear; this is what you have to get used to here if you are gay.”
Attacks are tracked to pro-Kremlin forces as tools to put pressure on Chisinau in the wake of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Discrimination remain common as the country edges towards the European integration.