5049>by Dan Ionescu The year 1997 started in the shadow of the November-December presidential election, which brought about a significant change in Moldova’s leadership. President-elect Petru Lucinschi on 9 January handed in his resignation as parliament speaker. On 15 January, he was sworn in as the country’s second president since Moldova declared its independence from […]

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