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Moldova: Country in Eastern Europe
Moldova, officially the Republic of Moldova, is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe, on the northeastern corner of the Balkans. The country spans a total of 33,483 km2 and has a population of approximately 2.5 million as of January 2023. Moldova is bordered by Romania to the west and Ukraine to the north, east, and south. The unrecognised breakaway state of Transnistria lies across the Dniester river on the country's eastern border with Ukraine. Moldova is a unitary parliamentary representative democratic republic with its capital in Chișinău, the country's largest city and main cultural and commercial centre.

Georgia needs sweeping reforms to get EU candidate status, warns Josep Borrell [Video]

Georgia needs sweeping reforms to get EU candidate status, warns Josep Borrell

The EU's top diplomat is in Tbilisi to discuss EU integration. The Balkan State applied for candidate status in March 2022 along with Ukraine and Moldova

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:17Published
Dozens of Russian diplomats leave Moldova after expulsion order [Video]

Dozens of Russian diplomats leave Moldova after expulsion order

Moldova's Foreign Ministry said the decision was taken following "ongoing tensions and unfriendly actions," and that embassy staff and diplomats would have to leave by 15 August.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:35Published

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