Moldova's Gagauzian Minority Caught Between Russia, Turkey and EU

February 26, 2016 12:58 AM
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Russia's fall-out with Turkey over the downing of a Russian warplane and support for opposing sides in Syria has sparked fears of a wider conflict and repercussions among peoples with close ties to both countries. One such group are the Gagauzians, a Turkic and Russian-speaking minority in an autonomous region of about 160,000 people in Moldova. VOA's Daniel Schearf reports from the Gagauzian capital, Comrat.