Yevgenia Gutul

Moldova faces new challenge from restive Gagauzia region

Moldova faces new challenge from restive Gagauzia region

  • Gagauzia’s 140,000 residents, mainly ethnic Turks, have had uneasy relations with central authorities since Moldova threw off Soviet rule in 1991
  • President Maia Sandu has identified Russia as the biggest threat to her country and wants Moldova to join the European Union
By Reuters ·