For almost two decades, Russia has been interfering in the domestic politics of other nations. It is not just the big countries such as Ukraine or NATO members like the Baltic States, Hungary or Romania that are under pressure from Moscow. Even one of the smallest, the former Soviet Republic of Moldova, is a target of Russia’s information warfare. Moldova is strategically significant to Russia. A pro-Russian Moldova advances Moscow’s goal of encircling Ukraine. Russia has a long history of interfering in Moldovan politics. Russia has conducted a decades-long campaign to influence local politics, support pro-Russian parties and undermine the credibility of pro-Western groups and leaders. I have written more on this subject here.
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