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Moldova’s tourist numbers

CHISINAU, August 16 – The number of tourists visiting Moldova in the first half of 2017 rose by 7.5% on the year to 134,300, the country’s statistics bureau said on Wednesday. As much as 24% of the nearly 64,700 foreign tourists who visited the country during the first half of 2017 came from Romania, 13% came…

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Remittances to Moldova rise 9.7%

CHISINAU – Remittances sent to Moldova by migrant workers rose 9.7% on the year to $551.7 million (466 million euro) in the first half of 2017, the central bank, BNM, said on Friday. In the past five years, money transfers from Moldovan workers in the EU countries doubled to a share of 33% of the…

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Russia and sanctions on Romania and Moldova

Moscow took retaliatory measures against Romania and Moldova after Chisinau declared Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin persona non grata and Bucharest refused to allow him to use its airspace. The Russian Federal Service for Veterinary Surveillance, Rosselkhoznasor on Thursday banned imports of some 20 tons of plums from Moldova, while also introducing a temporary ban…

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Moldova Declares Russian Deputy Premier Dmitry Rogozin Persona Non Grata

Moldova has declared a Russian deputy prime minister persona non grata, following remarks he made after an aborted visit to the ex-Soviet republic. Wednesday’s statement from Moldova’s Foreign Ministry came after Dmitry Rogozin abandoned a trip to the country Friday after his plane was barred from entering Romanian and Hungarian airspace. Both countries are EU…

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