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Eurovision 2018 Previews: Moldova

Staying in the east, we head to the land of wine, breakaway states and epic saxness. It’s Moldova!!!


Moldova first participated in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2005 (the last time the contest was in Kyiv) and will make their thirteenth appearance this year. 484 more words


THE EBJ EUROVISION 2018 REVIEWS: Round 3 (Albania, Finland, Greece, Lithuania + Moldova)

Good *insert time of day here*, guys. In a plot twist that everyone saw coming, I’m back with more Eurovision 2018 reviews – and with rehearsals for this year’s contest kicking off NEXT WEEKEND (how did this happen?), I have zero time for one of my traditional rambling intros. 2,591 more words


Lessons from Moldova’s “Theft of the Century”

One year ago today, on April 20th, 2017, a Moldovan businessman named Veaceslav Platon was sentenced to 18 years in prison. His crime? Helping to steal a billion dollars. 1,023 more words


Last 100 Days, Days 80-76

As I’ve mentioned, I’m sharing a photo and a look back on my favorite memories in moments in Moldova for each of my last 100 days here.  345 more words

Life And Such

My Unpredicted Birthday

I never could have predicted when I was a boy that I would end up celebrating my 65th birthday in a country called Moldova with my wife from Nepal making a celebratory dinner of foods from our home state of North Carolina. 618 more words

L'Invité D&B: Moldova’s energy dependence, avoidance of transparency and ignoring of debt for Russian gas

By Dionis Cenuşa° – initially published on IPN

° Dionis Cenuşa is a political scientist from Moldova who works as Program Director on Energy Security at the Independent Economic Think-tank “Expert-Group”, based in Chisinau. 1,926 more words