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Interpol and FBI break up a cyber scheme in Moldova to get asylum for wanted criminals

Jun. 04, 2024 14:11 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — A multinational operation by Interpol and the FBI cracked down on attempts in Moldova to sabotage one of the international police agency's key tools, the Red Notice system, officials said Tuesday. Four people were detained in the eastern European country. The joint...

US pledges $135 million in aid to Western-leaning Moldova to counter Russian influence

May. 29, 2024 13:01 PM EDT

CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday pledged $135 million in aid to Moldova for energy security and to counter Russian disinformation as the Western-leaning nation struggles to blunt Moscow’s push for influence that has been buoyed by recent successes in...

US pledges $135 million to Moldova for energy security and to counter Russian disinformation

May. 29, 2024 11:16 AM EDT
CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — US pledges $135 million to Moldova for energy security and to counter Russian disinformation.

Blinken will head to eastern Europe as concerns mount about Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia

May. 24, 2024 13:36 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Antony Blinken will travel to eastern Europe next week as concerns mount about Russia’s advances in Ukraine, potential Russian interference in neighboring Moldova and pro-Moscow legislation being promoted in the former Soviet republic of Georgia, the State...

Lithuania defends banning Russian and Belarusian observers from monitoring its presidential election

May. 08, 2024 20:52 PM EDT

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Lithuania defended Wednesday the decision not to allow Russian and Belarusian observers to monitor its upcoming presidential election, accusing both countries of spearheading campaigns that "pose a threat to our national security.” The Organization for...

Moldova's breakaway Transnistria region claims that a drone attacked a military unit

Apr. 05, 2024 14:52 PM EDT

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — State security services in Moldova’s Russia-backed breakaway region of Transnistria said Friday that a drone attacked a military unit close to the border with Ukraine, causing minor damage to a radar station but no casualties. The incident occurred in...

How events in Moldova's breakaway Transnistria region raised fears of Russian interference

Mar. 27, 2024 12:02 PM EDT

Since Russia invaded Ukraine two years ago, fears have risen in neighboring Moldova that it could also be in Moscow’s crosshairs. Like Ukraine, Moldova is a former Soviet republic that has aligned itself with the West and aspires to join the European Union. And both countries hope...