The Struggle to Rule Moldova

Russia senses an opportunity in Chisinau’s disorder to halt the country’s slide toward the West.

Moldovan politics are stuck. New pro-Western President Maia Sandu has struggled to govern, as the parliament remains under the control of the party of pro-Russia former President Igor Dodon, whom Sandu defeated in last November’s election. On April 15, the Moldovan constitutional court ruled that there were legal grounds for Sandu to dissolve parliament. Dodon, […]

We are a global leader in geopolitical forecasting. We deliver cutting edge analysis and intelligence so you can stay ahead of the news.

“I am not looking for black or white. I am not looking for perfect prognostications. I am looking for a venue that challenges my assumptions and makes me think. You do that in spades.”
– Tom B., subscriber

Subscribe to Geopolitical Futures today and get:

  • Unbiased analysis of global events
  • Daily geopolitical briefing
  • Annual and long-term forecasts to help you prepare for your future
Subscribe Now
Ekaterina Zolotova is an analyst for Geopolitical Futures. Prior to Geopolitical Futures, Ms. Zolotova participated in several research projects devoted to problems and prospects of Russia’s integration into the world economy. Ms. Zolotova has a specialist degree in international economic relations from Plekhanov Russian University of Economics. In addition, Ms. Zolotova studied international trade and international integration processes. Her thesis was on features of economic development of Venezuela. She speaks native Russian and is fluent in English.