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    Moldova's Corruption Blocking Its Path to European Futurei
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    Daniel Schearf
    February 29, 2016 3:54 PM
    Corruption scandals have tainted Moldova's pro-European leadership and boosted support for pro-Russia parties who argue closer ties with its Soviet-era ally, Moscow, is a better choice. While public support for a European path remains high, a demographic crisis is on the horizon as many Moldovan youth take advantage of EU visa-free travel to leave for better opportunities. VOA's Daniel Schearf reports from Chisinau.

    Moldova's Corruption Blocking Its Path to European Future

    Daniel Schearf

    Published February 29, 2016

    Corruption scandals have tainted Moldova's pro-European leadership and boosted support for pro-Russia parties who argue closer ties with its Soviet-era ally, Moscow, is a better choice. While public support for a European path remains high, a demographic crisis is on the horizon as many Moldovan youth take advantage of EU visa-free travel to leave for better opportunities. VOA's Daniel Schearf reports from Chisinau.


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