May 2, 2022

Moldova in the Light of Russo-Ukrainian War

The ongoing large-scale Russo-Ukrainian military conflict has already initiated far-reaching geopolitical shifts in Ukraine and its immediate surroundings. As soon as the conflict broke out, it became clear that the conflict was a major risk that jeopardizes Moldova and its choice of European and Euroatlantic integration. During the early hours […]
February 28, 2022

Emigrant Moldova and the Changing Concept of Migration

One of the biggest challenges that Moldova has been facing over the last several years is the decline of the population. The latest reliable data on the population of Moldova corresponds to January 2021, according to which the resident population of Moldova was 2,597,107 people. This is 1.8% less than […]
September 27, 2021

External Voting Patterns in New Post-Communist Democracies

The Party of the current president the Party of Action and Solidarity (Partidul Acțiune și Solidaritate) (PAS) won majority of the seats with 52.80% in the unicameral Parliament of Moldova as a result of early elections held on July 11, 2021. With this result the PAS, which is known to […]
March 20, 2021

Back to European Integration: Resetting the Foreign Policy Priorities of Moldova

The election of Maia Sandu as the President of Moldova on November 15, 2020, led to drastic changes in Moldovan politics and its foreign policy. As she had declared earlier, the new President of Moldova started to take actions aimed at intensification of the European integration of Moldova since she […]
January 9, 2021

Reconciling Western Aspirations and Eastern Sympathies: The Case of Moldova and Gagauzia

On November 15, 2020, Moldova held the second round of its fourth regular presidential election, on which the incumbent President Igor Dodon ran against his main rival Maia Sandu, who represented the pro-European electorate of Moldova. The victory of Maia Sandu over President Igor Dodon, who took anti-European and pro-Russian […]
December 10, 2020

Presidential Election in Moldova: A New Turn to the West

The leader of the Action and Solidarity Party of Moldova Maia Sandu has in the second round of presidential election defeating the incumbent president Igor Dodon, who ran as an independent candidate. Eight candidates representing practically all political parties of Moldova took part in the first round of the election. […]
April 13, 2019

Asya Avrupa No: 39

Kıymetli Okuyucularımız, Bu sayıyı hazırlarken, Kazakistan’ın Kurucu Cumhurbaşkanı Sayın Nursultan Nazarbayev, Cumhurbaşkanlığı görevinden ayrıldı ve yerine Sayın Tokayev Kazakistan Cumhurbaşkanı oldu. Hiç şüphesiz, Sayın Nazarbayev’in Kazakistan’ın tüm kuruluş ve gelişme sürecinde gösterdiği yüksek dirayet ve sürdürdüğü başarılı yönetimi burada yeniden anmak gerekmektedir. Kendisi tüm Türk Dünyası’nın aksakalı olmaya devam edecektir. […]