Geopolitics and lack of long-term vision threaten the country’s food security.
Volunteer medical centre can provide everything from dressings to surgery.
Moscow is accused of using hunger as a weapon as it blocks ports, bombs storage facilities and takes grain reserves.
A flare-up in Transnistria could destabilise an already vulnerable country and open a new front in the Ukrainian conflict.
A Ukrainian journalist describes the arduous route from Kyiv to Berlin via Moldova, aided by an army of volunteers and an outpouring of camaraderie.
Ukraine’s second largest city is critical for control of the country’s east, but resistance is holding up.
Russia accounts for 40 per cent of financial outlay, and some companies are already suffering.
To bolster its troops, Moscow is tempting foreign nationals with the offer of a passport.
The coastal city would be preparing for the tourist season. Instead, there is little food, fuel or heat, and you can be killed for refusing to give a soldier your phone.
Concerns that BiH could be next on Russian president Vladimir Putin’s list are fueled by ethnic divisions among the country’s politicians.