Cristina Gherasimov: They want to create this perception that the Republic of Moldova's option to join the European Union will bring war upon us

Deputy Prime Minister for European Integration Cristina Gherasimov spoke in an interview with Veridica about Chisinau's plans to join the EU and the measures that the Republic of Moldova is preparing for this stage, about Romania's constant support, but also about the elements of hybrid war used today by Russia to divert the Republic of Moldova from the European path.

14 Jun
Bulgaria’s Political Scene Rocked By a Tik-Toking Bomb

Against the backdrop of voter fatigue, Bulgaria’s latest elections saw the rise of a new nationalist party, “Greatness”, while Boiko Borissov’s GERB maintained its ascending trend.

10 Jun
The far-right drinks to its victory in the EU, but the EU has other problems to attend to

The rise of the far-right in certain EU Member States will be of little consequence in the coming years, as the European Parliament and the European Commission remain under the influence of center factions. New movements are likely to emerge in the long-term that might change the configuration of the EU.

06 Jun
The apparent serenity of the European elections and the storm after

The European Commission will probably be formed according to the consensus reached by the center of European politics – People’s Party, the Socialists and ALDE/Renew - but it will confirm Europe's turn to the right.

31 May
Three Takeaways from Bulgaria’s Upcoming Double Trouble Election

Former prime-minister Boyko Borissov’s GERB party is tipped to win Bulgaria’s split election. But amid an expected low voter turnout, pro-Russian parties are seeking a moment.

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Latvia and China: restrained relationship with no hope of sincerity
Kaspars Germanis
Kaspars Germanis  |  19 Jul 2024

Latvia and China: restrained relationship with no hope of sincerity

With the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine, Latvia's relations with China have become even more restrained than before, and things are unlikely to change in the foreseeable future.

Four questions regarding the presidential election and the referendum in the Republic of Moldova

Four questions regarding the presidential election and the referendum in the Republic of Moldova

Există o serie de semne de întrebare legate de alegeri, de la numărul de alegători – important pentru validarea scrutinelor – până la actorii care se vor putea înscrie în cursă și desemnarea unui candidat unic al opoziției pro-ruse.

Corneliu Rusnac
Corneliu Rusnac
15 Jul 2024
UEFA is ignoring the political clampdown against Belarusian football players

UEFA is ignoring the political clampdown against Belarusian football players

Dozens of players have been harassed by authorities in Belarus since 2020. UEFA didn’t react, while allowing EURO 2024 games to be broadcast by state propaganda media.

Zmicier Mickievič
Zmicier Mickievič
12 Jul 2024
Moldova and Ukraine in the EU: political will vs. the reality on the ground

Moldova and Ukraine in the EU: political will vs. the reality on the ground

The launch of EU accession talks with Ukraine and Moldova shows there is political will in the EU for the two countries to join. The process itself, however, could be complicated and lengthy.

Iulian Comănescu
Iulian Comănescu
09 Jul 2024
The age of gerontocracy: are senior leaders a solution or part of the problem?

The age of gerontocracy: are senior leaders a solution or part of the problem?

From the USA to China and Russia, from India to the Middle East, political leaders are over 70. Can they still make use of their experience to their advantage, or are they unable to adapt and have thus become a source of problems?

Ioana Dumitrescu
Ioana Dumitrescu
05 Jul 2024
Fake news and disinformation

FAKE NEWS: Big Pharma keeps a cancer treatment secret 

According to a well-known pro-Russian conspiracy website, Big Pharma is making humanity sick while denying them access to cancer treatments.

WAR PROPAGANDA: Dozens of war crimes have been committed by French mercenaries and Ukrainian military in the Kharkiv region
Marin Gherman
Marin Gherman  |  22 Jul 2024

WAR PROPAGANDA: Dozens of war crimes have been committed by French mercenaries and Ukrainian military in the Kharkiv region

According to pro-Kremlin propaganda, Ukrainian military and foreign mercenaries raped women and robbed civilians in the Kharkiv region.

FAKE NEWS: Zelenskyy’s regime is as repressive as Hitler's

FAKE NEWS: Zelenskyy’s regime is as repressive as Hitler's

Ukraine is increasingly persecuting its citizens, and Kyiv is becoming a copy of Hitler’s Germany, pro-Kremlin propaganda writes.

Marin Gherman
Marin Gherman
16 Jul 2024
FAKE NEWS: Ukrainian transporters are no longer subject to border checks

FAKE NEWS: Ukrainian transporters are no longer subject to border checks

At the behest of the EU, Ukrainian transporters receive full immunity from the law, according to a sovereigntist publication.

Cezar Manu
Cezar Manu
15 Jul 2024
FAKE NEWS: EU citizen sentenced to prison for flying the Russian flag

FAKE NEWS: EU citizen sentenced to prison for flying the Russian flag

A Latvian activist has been sentenced to prison for flying the Russian flag, according to a false narrative promoted by pro-Kremlin propaganda.

Marin Gherman
Marin Gherman
13 Jul 2024
FAKE NEWS: Romania is preparing a war in Transnistria

FAKE NEWS: Romania is preparing a war in Transnistria

Romania is preparing military actions on the left side of the Dniester, where Romanian mercenaries fought in the 1992 war, and has amended its legislation to that end, the Smuglyanka Telegram channel writes.

Veridica
Veridica
11 Jul 2024

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