Is it a new Moldova? Event report

Mridvika Sahajpal

Mridvika Sahajpal On July 15, CEPS hosted Moldovan Foreign Minister and former CEPS researcher Nicu Popescu in house for an event giving an account of the new politics of Moldova following a major constitutional crisis, and an unexpected coalition of the pro-Russian Socialist party and pro-European ACUM party group. The central question as posed by Associate Senior Research Fellow Michael Emerson was: the domestic and geopolitical scene set, are we now seeing the transformation of a new Moldova? The two discussants included Carnegie Europe’s Thomas de Waal and Director at the Secretariat of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum Natalia Yerashevich. The discussion was followed by a Q/A period.