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Democracies vs. Autocracies – a new Cold War?

China and Russia increasingly converge in their approach to relations with the USA and the West, which has given rise to speculation about a possible military alliance. Worst-case scenario, Russia and China will engage in coordinated military strikes in areas of key interest for the two autocratic powers: Taiwan and Ukraine.

Russia’s latest mischiefs prove why Moldova must diversify its gas and electricity sources

Less than a month after Moldova signed a new contract for the delivery of natural gas, Moscow proved it knows how to use its terms to its advantage. It is clear that Moldova’s energy problems are far from over, and the only medium- and long-term solution out of this deadlock is to diversify its suppliers.

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Toată ura din lume: Armenia vs. Azerbaidjan*
Horia Sârghi
Horia Sârghi  |  29 Nov 2021

Toată ura din lume: Armenia vs. Azerbaidjan*

Când două state se urăsc și planifică răzbunări și atacuri, ceea ce rămâne în urmă sunt orașe și sate distruse, sute, dacă nu mii de oameni morți și răniți și foarte, foarte mulți refugiați care trebuie să își ia viața de la zero.

Romania and Moldova: between lost chances and strengthening ties

Romania and Moldova: between lost chances and strengthening ties

On Tuesday, Maia Sandu pays a visit to a Bucharest, which, preoccupied with the political and epidemiological crisis it faces, has placed the bilateral relationship somewhere in the background. As it has often happened in the last 30 years, opportunities have been missed; but even so, ties continue to strengthen.

Mădălin Necșuțu
Mădălin Necșuțu
22 Nov 2021
To cross or not to cross: the hybrid attack on EU's and NATO's Eastern border

To cross or not to cross: the hybrid attack on EU's and NATO's Eastern border

Thousands of migrants got trapped on the Poland – Belarus border between the two countries’ security forces. The EU and NATO denounced a hybrid attack, Belarus denies and relies on Russian support, and Putin makes his own game.

Michal Kukawski
Michal Kukawski
19 Nov 2021
After flirting with Russia, the Czech Republic is about to return to Vaclav Havel’s legacy

After flirting with Russia, the Czech Republic is about to return to Vaclav Havel’s legacy

All five members of the emerging coalition speak with one voice about the pro-Western direction of the country and the return of the policy of promoting human rights in the world.

Michael Švec
Michael Švec
17 Nov 2021
Bulgaria’s game changing double elections: a closer look

Bulgaria’s game changing double elections: a closer look

Bulgaria goes deeper into unpredictable territory following the November 14 joint elections. The general elections saw a new reformist party debuting on top against all odds, while in the Presidential run, Rumen Radev is set to be re-elected after mustering nearly 50 per cent of the vote in the first round.

Svetoslav Todorov
Svetoslav Todorov
16 Nov 2021

DISINFORMATION: The West wants to subjugate Moldova and other ex-Soviet states

The West threatens the sovereignty of countries in ex-Soviet space and is interfering with their domestic affairs, according to a narrative disseminated by the former pro-Russian Moldovan president, Igor Dodon.

FAKE NEWS: The European Commission “cancels” Christmas and bans the use of the Christian name “Mary”
Cătălin Gomboș
Cătălin Gomboș  |  02 Dec 2021

FAKE NEWS: The European Commission “cancels” Christmas and bans the use of the Christian name “Mary”

The European Commission wants to “cancel” Christmas in a bid to impose a language that undermines the European’s Christian identity. This false narrative refers to a set of communication guidelines that has been withdrawn by the Commission in the meantime.

FAKE NEWS: The EU Association Agreement is detrimental to Moldova

FAKE NEWS: The EU Association Agreement is detrimental to Moldova

The EU Association Agreement did not bring any gains to Moldova, which lost the Russian market without being able to export to the EU, according to a false narrative published in the Russian media.

Cornel Ciobanu
Cornel Ciobanu
29 Nov 2021
FAKE NEWS: A dictatorship has been established in Moldova and it will destroy the country

FAKE NEWS: A dictatorship has been established in Moldova and it will destroy the country

The West is sending its agents to Moldova to destroy it, and the current administration can only preserve its power by means of a dictatorship. The narratives are promoted in response to the appointment of two independent experts in the commission charged with evaluating the activity of the suspended prosecutor general, Alexandr Stoianoglo.

Mariana Vasilache
Mariana Vasilache
26 Nov 2021
DISINFORMATION: The green certificate breaches fundamental rights and paves the way for an attack on the Church

DISINFORMATION: The green certificate breaches fundamental rights and paves the way for an attack on the Church

An open letter has called on the Church to oppose the green certificate, because it allegedly violates fundamental rights and paves the way for an attack on the Church. The letter reiterates a number of false narratives used to disinform public opinion regarding COVID-19.

Cătălin Gomboș
Cătălin Gomboș
25 Nov 2021
FAKE NEWS: “Romania, a bridgehead for a NATO-Russia war”

FAKE NEWS: “Romania, a bridgehead for a NATO-Russia war”

Romania will be drawn into a NATO-Russia war in Ukraine and Romanians will be cannon fodder in the front line, according to a false narrative carried recently by the media in Bucharest.

Mădălin Necșuțu
Mădălin Necșuțu
24 Nov 2021

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