Power Vertical Podcast Ep. 27

On the surface, it looks like a classic showdown.

In a country wedged between Russia and the West, a pro-European government is facing off against a pro-Moscow president. But this is, after all, Moldova. And nothing there is ever that simple.

So as the country hurls toward a watershed parliamentary election on February 24, what should we expect and what should we be watching for?

Listen to the latest Power Vertical podcast as Brian Whitmore is joined by Donald N. Jensen alongside special guest and director of CEPA’s U.S.-Romania Initiative Corina Rebegea.

Photo: U.S. Embassy Moldova

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Brian Whitmore

Brian Whitmore is Director of the Russia Program at the Center for European Policy Analysis. Before joining CEPA he was Senior Russia Analyst at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. He also worked as a foreign correspondent for The Boston Globe in Moscow and Prague; as a graduate instructor in the Department of Government and International Studies at the University of South Carolina; and as a visiting lecturer in the History Faculty at Mechnikov National University in Odessa, Ukraine and the International Relations Faculty at St. Petersburg State University.

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February 22, 2019

The Power Vertical is a CEPA podcast covering the Kremlin for Kremlin watchers. All opinions are those of the guests and do not necessarily represent the position or views of the institutions they represent or the Center for European Policy Analysis.