Books, research papers related to the Republic of Moldova:
The Historical Dictionary of Moldova, Book (496pp). Second edition (with Dr. Andrei Brezianu). Scarecrow Press, Maryland, USA & London. 2007 (sold at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, among other book outlets) and The A to Z of Moldova, Book (498pp). Scarecrow Press, Maryland, USA. 2010 (sold at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, etc.).
Conflict in Moldova’s Eastern Region of Transnistria: what is the way out? Chapter of the book “Quo vadis, Moldova?” 76 pp. Multi-M (Ukraine). 2007 Book copies are available in PDF format in the English language and in Russian (Влад Спыну: Конфликт в Приднестровском регионе на востоке Молдовы: как найти выход?).
Why is Moldova Poor and Economically Volatile? Chapter of the book “The EU and Moldova: On a Fault-Line of Europe” The Federal Trust, UK, 2004
2003 Chapter on Moldova; Nations in Transit: Civil Society, Democracy, and Markets in East, Central Europe and the Newly Independent States; The Freedom House Foundation; USA
International Business Communication - A Managerial Approach. Case Study on the Republic of Moldova (1991-2001). Book with Dr. Ovidiu L. Turcu, in Romanian (278pp). Publishing House Plumb, Romania. 2003
2002 Chapter on Moldova; Nations in Transit: Civil Society, Democracy, and Markets in East, Central Europe and the Newly Independent States; The Freedom House Foundation; USA
Research papers related to international development, trade
Sub-sector Note on Trade and Industry Facilitation. World Bank Report. Infrastructure & Productive Clusters; Sudan UN-WB Joint Assessment Mission; 2005
Investing in Clothing Manufacturing: India, Moldova and Thailand. Comparative Study. Undisclosed private entity. 2004
Liberalization of the International Trade and Economic Growth: Implications for Both Developed and Developing Countries; the Center for International Development at Harvard University, USA, 2003
Kenya: Policy Briefing and Recommendations. Research Paper on economic development. Harvard University, USA, 2003
Cipla, TRIPS and Public Health: Implications for the WTO. Research paper with K. Allison, S. Hayeslip, A. Ratanawaraha and Y. Tanthanapongphan. Harvard University. USA, 2002
Articles/Op-Eds related to Moldova, Russia-Moldova conflict (aka Transnistrian conflict):
Marian Lupu's bifurcātus: Moldova to have visa-free travel with the EU, Russia and CIS in the same time (Moldova.org; January 06, 2011)
Will Moldova Be The Next Ukraine? (RFE/RL; July 30, 2010)
Moldova Keeps Fighting For Attention (RFE/RL; November 11, 2009)
Backroom Deals Can't Solve Transdniester Dispute (RFE/RL; March 20, 2009)
Romanian citizenship: Historical right for one family (in Romanian). Cetățenia română: Dreptate istorică la nivelul unei familii (Moldova.org; March 1, 2008)
Soviet Ghost Lives on in Moldova (European Voice; with Dr. Andrei Brezianu; April 19, 2007)
The report of the New York City Bar Association on the Transnistrian conflict and Moldova's homework (Raportul Asociatiei Barourilor de avocati din New York si tema pe acasa a Moldovei); (in Romanian; 4 August 2006)
"Mr. Putin, let Georgia and Moldova go free!" (Moldova.org; 14 April 2006)
Russia prepares to deliver a knockout punch to the Moldovan economy (Moldova.org; 23 March 2006)
Moldova: Boosting FDI (Moldova.org; 24 February 2006)
MiG-29 fighter jets and Moldovan politics: revelations of a former U.S. official (Moldova.org; 01 February 2006)
The Largest Underground Wine Cellar in the World (Moldova.org; 20 December 2005)
Moldova Searches for Alternative Markets in the West for its Wine (Moldova.org; 12 December 2005)
Moldovan Reintegration Deputy Minister Postolachi Asks US and EU for Support (Moldova.org; 10 November 2005)
In New York Voronin Focused his Message on the Transnistrian Conflict (Moldova.org; 19 September 2005)
Asbestos use in Moldova: it is time to stop it (Moldova.org; 16 June 2005)
Moldova’s Democratic Transition: 20 Years of Challenges and Successes. Remarks at the Panel Discussion held on August 31, 2011 at NED in Washington, DC.
Human Rights Dimension of the Transnistrian Conflict. Testimony (in English and its Romanian translation) at the U.S. Helsinki Commission briefing “Prospects for Unfreezing Moldova’s Frozen Conflict in Transnistria”; U.S. Congress. June 14, 2011.
A journey from the evil empire to the land of the free. Presentation at the Jefferson Literary and Debating Society (University of Virginia in Charlottesville), as it was delivered on March 18, 2011 (for translation in Romanian, click here).
GUAM: background, organization’s future and Ukraine’s role. A presentation at the panel: “Divining Role of Ukraine in GUAM”; at the Conference “Ukraine Quest Roundtable IX: Ukraine's Regional Commitments” held on 16 Oct., 2008; Thomas Jefferson Building, US Library of Congress; Hosted by the Center for US-Ukrainian Relations (http://usukrainianrelations.org)
Moldova: Changes in Geopolitical Configuration of the Region. 18th Economic Forum in Krynica, Poland, 11 Sept., 2008.
How Diaspora Communities Influence Politics at Home: Moldova Foundation’s experience. Society for International Development's event "Distant Cousins: How Diaspora Communities Influence Politics at Home". June 27, 2008; Johns Hopkins University, Washington, DC.
Black Sea Security Challenges: Moldova's prospective (Session II). Conference on Security and Development in the Black Sea region; Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). 31 October 2006, Washington, D.C.
In whose hands is the fate of Bessarabia today? (in Romanian). 88 ani de la unire: in a cui maini e soarta Basarabiei? (Iuliu Maniu Foundation's presentation at the 88th years anniversary from the Unification of Romania and Bessarabia; New York; April 2, 2006).
The Future of NATO and EU Enlargement: the case of Moldova. Conference ”Wider Europe and the Transatlantic Link. Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). 25 October 2005, Washington, D.C.
Cited in and gave interviews to BBC, the New York Times, Business Week, Voice of America (in Russian), Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (in Romanian), The National Interest, as well as to media outlets in Moldova: Moldovan National Public TV & Radio, Antenna C Radio, Euro TV, Basa Press, Info Prim, Flux, Jurnal de Chsinau, Timpul, etc.
- On political situation in the Republic of Moldova (political crisis, electoral system), Europa Liberă (Radio Free Europe in Romanian), March 6, 2013 and April 23, 2013
- On U.S.-Moldova relations, Europa Liberă (Radio Free Europe in Romanian), September 4, 2012
- Nu puteam să lucrez pentru un guvern comunist (I could not work for a communist government) - Ziarul de Garda, Republic of Moldova, August 11, 2011 (in Romanian)
- On U.S. VP Joe Biden's visit to Moldova (March 11, 2011) - BBC (Ukrainian Service), Moldova public TV Moldova 1 (Vector European, in Romanian), Radio Free Europe (in Romanian)
- On U.S. Senator Richard Lugar's report on Moldova - interview for the Radio Romania Actualitati (in Romanian). February 8, 2011
- On Moldova post-election situation (in Romanian): Moldova.org. December 2, 2010