Coșcalia tragedy: Cause of death unknown, investigation ongoing
The cause of death for the couple found in their car after the blizzard of November 26-27 in Coșcalia remains unknown. Authorities are currently investigating whether carbon monoxide poisoning or the harsh cold led to their deaths.
War-torn Ukraine sees bumper crop despite export challenges
Ukraine's Ministry of Agriculture revised up its forecast for the 2023 grain harvest to 59.7 million tons, marking a significant increase from previous estimates and exceeding the 2022 yield despite the ongoing war.
Moldova's judo stars battle for national title
Moldova's top judokas gathered in Chisinau on December 8th to compete for the national championship. The competition, held at the University of Physical Education and Sports, saw approximately 200 athletes from across the country fight for the coveted title.
Putin announces 2024 re-election bid
Russian President Vladimir Putin declared his intention to seek re-election in the upcoming 2024 presidential elections. The announcement was made during an event commemorating the Day of the Heroes of the Fatherland, as reported by RIA Novosti, a Russian news agency.
IMF approves $268M for Moldova's reforms & climate
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a $95 million disbursement and a six-month extension to its existing loan program for Moldova, acknowledging the country's strong performance despite significant challenges.
Fake school threats spark police action in Moldova
Moldovan authorities have called for calm after alarming messages targeting educational institutions in the capital surfaced on an anonymous Telegram channel. The Police have condemned the act as a "hybrid attack" designed to incite fear and confusion among citizens.
Ongoing war in Ukraine: Latest developments
On Friday morning, the Ukrainian Air Force issued an urgent warning regarding potential Russian cruise missile strikes. Authorities reported that the projectiles were launched from strategic Tu-95MS bombers and directed towards southern and eastern regions.
Romania slams Russia's Moldovan election interference
The Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) has publicly condemned the Russian Federation's repeated attempts to interfere in democratic processes, particularly the recent incident involving the November 2023 Moldovan local elections.