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    Post  ALAMO Tue Feb 28, 2023 7:52 pm

    The case with Moldova is, that Sandu was elected president by voters who are not physically in Moldova.
    Most of them left for Romania a long time ago, and were established there while retaining their citizenship (or dual, not sure) and voting rights.
    Considering the status, if any kind of maidan is to be seriously considered in Kishyniov, it might be the opposite of the masters' demands ...

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    Post  flamming_python Tue Feb 28, 2023 8:33 pm

    If Sandu permits the Ukrainians to invade the PMR it's the beginning of the end for Moldova yes. At the very least, there will be a very short window for getting rid of her and turning the army and police onto their side, for what concerns the people of the country.

    Only thing wait to see is whether one or the other has the cajones to go through with it.

    The case with Moldova is, that Sandu was elected president by voters who are not physically in Moldova.
    Most of them left for Romania a long time ago, and were established there while retaining their citizenship (or dual, not sure) and voting rights.
    Considering the status, if any kind of maidan is to be seriously considered in Kishyniov, it might be the opposite of the masters' demands ...

    Not indicative necessarily, but there was a YouTube comment from a Moldovan who emigrated to Ireland a long time ago, about how much he hates her too.
    I think she was just elected by Soros chiefly.
    Only popular thing she did was when she declared neutrality at the beginning of the war.

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    Post  ALAMO Tue Feb 28, 2023 8:40 pm

    On the other hand, the fact of the "random" and "accidental" peak of those pussies put in charge of multiple countries in Europe is just a coincidence, of course ...

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    Post  GarryB Wed Mar 01, 2023 2:30 am

    Would be hilarious to see Ukraine march into Moldova and have the Moldovans have a coup and then push them back out again...

    Not the death and destruction of course, but the explanations from the west about how the coup paid for by the US and EU in 2014 was democratic and good for world peace while a coup in Moldova by people not wanting to get involved in a conflict on their doorstep is bad and communism and is evil and should be stopped.

    Moldova is a tiny country with a tiny population, but it would be amusing for them to cripple the invading Ukrainians using the guerilla tactics the Ukrainians thought they would use against Russia.

    Perhaps Russia could send them some Stingers and some Javelins and NLAWS... and in a month or two some Leopards.... Twisted Evil

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    Post  flamming_python Wed Mar 01, 2023 3:08 am

    I don't think it's likely that the Ukraine will be stupid enough to try and back up Sandu with their own armed forces.. although who knows with these people.
    If they do enter, they will at least attempt to restrict themselves to the PMR.

    But people in Moldova are very scared of being drawn into a war that none of them have asked for. Opposition protests in the capital there are growing; only where once they were chiefly motivated by rising energy costs, now they're scandalizing for peace and against the inflammatory language of the new prime minister and government that Sandu has appointed.

    I still tend to think that either one or the other of the Moldovan govt and Ukrainian govt won't have the balls to go through with this suicidal move.

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    Post  Werewolf Wed Mar 01, 2023 11:10 am

    I still tend to think that either one or the other of the Moldovan govt and Ukrainian govt won't have the balls to go through with this suicidal move.



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    Post  d_taddei2 Wed Mar 01, 2023 6:12 pm

    Exactly USA and UK masters are commanding Moldova. Ukraine might not risk invading, but the west sending Romanian troops in might just try it.

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    Post  d_taddei2 Sun Mar 12, 2023 2:33 pm


    Security services in Moldova's breakaway Transnistria region claim they have thwarted a plot by Ukraine against the entity's leadership.

    They said two people had been charged with terror, espionage and treason after conspiring to murder officials, including leader Vadim Krasnoselsky.

    Ukraine's SBU security service said the claims were a provocation by Moscow.


    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-64901605.amp

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    Post  d_taddei2 Mon Mar 13, 2023 1:33 am

    First time that Moldova is now mentioning that Wagner has been trying to infiltrate the country. lol!

    Moldova: pro-Russia protesters gather amid fears of orchestrated violence
    Demonstration fuelled by six-fold rise in bills after Russia reduces gas supplies to country with ambitions to join EU

    Thousands of people have gathered in the Moldovan capital Chișinău at a protest organised by a pro-Russia party, with demonstrators criticising the pro-European government for a steep rise in the cost of living.

    As Russia reduced gas supplies to Moldova over the past year, bills have risen up to six times in the country of 2.6 million. The energy crisis and the war in neighbouring Ukraine have also contributed to inflation hitting 30%.

    With western economic help, the government has subsidised energy bills but many are still struggling.

    protester, Ivan Vasile, 85 years old, said his pension was the equivalent of £100 a month. “Can I afford to buy myself cheese? I cannot,” Vasile said. “I only eat a little more than bread. Before, electricity and gas were cheaper. Democracy is for the rich.”

    Months of rallies, organised by the party of the fugitive pro-Russian oligarch Ilan Shor, have been condemned by the government as a Kremlin-sponsored campaign to destabilise the country

    A few steps away from the anti-government protest, a dozen counter-protesters shouted, “Shor, go to prison” on a megaphone.

    Sandu said last month that Russia planned to provide foreign citizens with military training, who would then act as protesters in order to break into state institutions and take hostages. On Friday, the US National Security Council’s coordinator for strategic communication, John Kirby, warned of further Russian efforts to destabilise Moldova.

    Before Sunday’s protest, the head of the Moldovan police, Viorel Cernăuțeanu, said at a press conference that the FSB, Russia’s secret services, planned to use 10 groups of five to 10 Russian and Moldovan men with criminal records or sports training to break police cordons and spark violence. But a Moldovan undercover agent helped reveal the plans, Cernăuțeanu added. Dozens were detained, including seven leaders of the operation.

    An alleged member of the Russian paramilitary Wagner group was refused entry into Moldova, according to the border police. He is one of 182 foreign citizens denied access to the country over the past week. Last month, two foreign citizens were expelled for spying, according to Moldova’s intelligence services.

    “I would draw attention to the potential connection between the groups uncovered by the police and the Wagner group,” said analyst Valeriu Pașa from the Moldovan thinktank WatchDog. “Russia’s aim is to provoke chaos and discontent. In this way, it would be easier to overthrow Moldova’s current government. Shor’s intention is to keep the authorities busy so that the reform of the judiciary does not succeed and he does not get a final sentence

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    Post  JohninMK Sat Mar 25, 2023 1:27 pm

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    In Transnistria, the Russians are modernizing the military airport so that planes will be able to land at night, sources report.

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    Post  franco Fri Apr 21, 2023 1:08 pm

    Didn't find a Moldova thread so placed here. A report on the other autonomy in Moldova, elections approaching in Gagauzla:

    Full article: https://www-ritmeurasia-org.translate.goog/news--2023-04-21--gagauzii-predstoit-vybrat-novogo-glavu-avtonomii-i-65879?utm_source=politobzor.net&_x_tr_sl=auto&_x_tr_tl=en&_x_tr_hl=en

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    Post  Mig-31BM2 Super Irbis-E Sat May 06, 2023 11:57 pm

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    Post  flamming_python Sat May 13, 2023 2:37 am

    Victory Day May 9th in Chisnau (Kishinev), the Moldovan capital this year



    Igor Dodon, ex-Moldovan president in attendance. Claim is 50k people, I think less than that but clearly a lot either way - Kishinev itself barely has 500,000 population.

    Clearly no appetite for Maidan retardation there. And that's what I like to see russia

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    Post  Rodion_Romanovic Thu Dec 28, 2023 1:46 pm

    An interesting (but sad) post from an Italian (pro russian) telegram channel, called "la terza Roma" (the third Rome)

    https://t.me/terzaroma


    Analysts all agree that Moldova will end up like Ukraine, it will be used as an anti-Russian shooting range.


    Last week, Romanian Anca Dragu became a citizen of Moldova and was immediately appointed head of the republic's National Bank. Dragu was not only a Romanian citizen but she actually worked in Romania's foreign intelligence service.
    It is no good case that in Moldova key positions are transferred to intelligence officials from other countries. President Sandu is also a Romanian citizen. Through Romania the Americans are taking possession of Moldova, but we must not forget the tireless work of the USAID association which is buying the country's ruling class through American funds. This while the people of Moldova are increasingly poorer.


    ♦Moldova will be used to start a conflict with Transnistria, it's only a matter of time and Moldovan citizens will pay.

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    Post  d_taddei2 Thu Dec 28, 2023 3:14 pm

    You still need a military force to enforce and start conflict but without it U don't stand much chance. Russia can use Wagner along with transnistrian forces, volunteers from Russia can join under Wagner and add in Gaugazhia uprising and before U know it Moldova won't stand a chance

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    Post  Rodion_Romanovic Thu Feb 22, 2024 5:03 pm

    Apparently Transnistria wants to officially request on February 28th to be annexed by the Russian federation (so that Putin can announce his decision on February 29th).

    This "annexation" of course can happen only if Russia intends to liberate Odessa and Nikolaev.


    From the telegram channel
    "Wallachian Gazette"

    🟥🟩🟥⚡ President of the separatist regime in Tiraspol, Vadym Krasnoselsky, called for a general congress with all the elected officials in Transnistria to be held until the end of February.

    At the congress, the officials will supposedly, present a "citizen initiative" demanding to be annexed by the Russian Federation.

    An MP from Tiraspol, Ghenadi Ciorbă, who first relayed this information, added that on top of this congress, the Russian Federal Assembly (both houses of the State Duma and the Council of the Russian Federation) will adopt a decision on whether or not to "annex Transnistria", with Ciorbă saying that president Vladimir Putin, will first announce this intent on February 29th.

    PAS MP and member of the Commission for National Security in Chișinău, Lilian Carp, said that whatever happens at the congress in Tiraspol, Moldova will disregard it.

    Now, to prevent any wrong conclusions like Rerum Novarum posted, we have to remember that back in 2014, Transnistria did the exact same thing, asking to "join" the Russian Federation but was refused because the Maidan Revolution did not lead to the collapse of Ukraine as a state. Things might be different now if the Russians actually agree to annex the region but without a Russian army speeding towards Transnistria, the declaration will be just as symbolic as it was in 2014.

    Both Chișinău and Kiev know that Transnistria was an initial goal of the Russian army during the early stages of the Russo-Ukrainian war in February-April 2022. If it wasn't eliminated at the time, why would it be eliminated now? Now when there's much less of a Russian threat to Odessa than it was during February-April 2022.

    Like always, nothing ever happens...

    🔗 https://www.ziarulnational.md/planurile-lui-krasnoselski-deconspirate-asa-zisul-congres-al-deputatilor-de-toate-nivelurile-va-solicita-pe-28-februarie-alipirea-transnistriei-la-rusia-iar-pe-29-februarie-putin-va-cere-adunarii-federale-in-regim-de-urgenta-sa-satisfaca-cererea/

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    If this happens, I believe that the next to request it will be the Gagauzians...

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    Post  Hole Thu Feb 22, 2024 5:41 pm

    Now when there's much less of a Russian threat to Odessa than it was during February-April 2022.
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    Post  ALAMO Thu Feb 22, 2024 5:54 pm

    ... as long as they believe on that 🤣

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    Post  Firebird Thu Feb 22, 2024 7:38 pm

    Maybe Russia can get back the whole of Moldova. I'm sure the general population aren't as cretinous as their skanky ho of a puppet leader.
    In any event, Russia can control Moldova as a buffer zone. Makes more sense than America installing a puppet whodefacto joins NATO then fires missiles at Transn and Novorossiya with budget 100bn beyond its actual means.
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    Post  GarryB Fri Feb 23, 2024 6:10 am

    That article is obviously written by people hostile to Russia, because Russia does not need to annex territory where the population votes to join the Russian Federation.

    And Russian forces are not required to fight all the way to those territories.... I believe it was HATO that said countries can choose to join HATO, well countries and regions and people can choose to join the Russian Federation too.

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    Post  d_taddei2 Sun Mar 03, 2024 12:19 am

    Interesting point on Transnistria. Moldova is planning on mobilization (on the orders of the west no doubt)


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    Post  GarryB Sun Mar 03, 2024 5:35 am

    Mobilisations don't always go well and can create more problems than they solve...

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    Post  d_taddei2 Sun Mar 03, 2024 5:56 pm

    The big issue is many Romanians posing as Moldovans will enter the mobilization process backed by NATO. And Russia is a long way off yet to be considering taking Odessa this gives NATO a long time to plan it's dirty tactics. They have already installed the government they want. Now they need to set the fear and brainwashing in motion and let the chaos ensue. Transnistria and Gaugazhia are stuck between a rock and a hard place with no chance of help. NATO have very recently said they won't let Odessa go without a fight. And it's a big region to take. The only hope this pro-russian enclave have is that Russia opens up another front in the north threatening to cut off to Kharkiv, or Kiev. Forcing NATO to focus on this front, although they won't abandon the plans for Moldova or Odessa but rather resources delayed. Unless Russia has another solution or trick up it's sleeve
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    Post  lancelot Sun Mar 03, 2024 7:13 pm

    Russia might not be able to intervene military in the ground in Moldova. But they can still bomb stuff up with cruise missiles if they want to.

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