Moldova in Crisis as Corruption Threatens Stability

February 27, 2016 07:50 AM

A financial crisis in Moldova has exposed deep-rooted corruption that is boosting pro-Russia parties and threatening Moldova's stability. Monthslong protests around government buildings have raised comparisons with the uprising in neighboring Ukraine. Meanwhile, Western backers are withholding financial support until the government makes much-needed reforms. Daniel Schearf reports from Chisinau.