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Moldova’s Gagauzia Governor Attends Moscow Congress to Advocate for Entry into Eurasian Economic Union

Yevgenia Gutsul, Governor of Moldova’s Gagauzia region, recently visited Moscow for a congress supporting Moldova’s entry into the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), alongside other Moldovan political figures, including members of the "Renewal" and VICTORIE parties. The EAEU aims to promote economic integration and includes members like Russia, Belarus, and Kazakhstan. Gagauzia is an autonomous region in southern Moldova, home to the...

Moldovan Botnet Ringleader Indicted for Illegal Access to Thousands of U.S. Computers

The U.S. Secret Service has announced today that Alexander Lefterov, a/k/a “Alipako,” a/k/a “Uptime,” a/k/a “Alipatime,” age 37, of Chisinau, Moldova has been indicated by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh for computer fraud crimes, aggravated identity theft, and conspiracy to commit wire fraud. This indictment was returned on December 28th, 2021 and unsealed today. According to United States Attorney...

Man Detained After Molotov Cocktail Attack, Russian Embassy, Chisinau

At approximately 0530 EST, a man was detained in Chisinau, Moldova for throwing two Molotov cocktails over the fence into the Russian embassy. This incident interrupted presidential voting for about an hour as the flames were extinguished and authorities searches for the suspect. https://twitter.com/nexta_tv/status/1769304028851196029?s=46&t=fwloThPnqgTH71QlDeR_hA This incident follows a string of dramatic dissidence throughout the Russian Federation this election period including ballot...

Spy Chief of Moldova Issues Warning on Destabilization Efforts by Russia

Moldova's spy chief made a statement on Tuesday after a recent batch of attempts to interfere with internal operations within the central government, upcoming elections, the process of joining the European Union (EU), and other affairs. The head of Moldova's Information and Security Services Agency, Alexandru Musteata, claimed his agency had stopped a "record level" of activity since last year...

Transnistria Calls on Russia for Support Against “Increasing Pressure” from Moldova

During a special congress held today, the government of the Moldovan breakaway region of Transnistria has formally asked Russia for protection “in the context of increasing pressure from Moldova," which it has described as an "economic blockade." The type or extend of this "protection" was not specified. The congress was highly anticipated amid rumors and claims that Transnistria would ask...

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