Geopolitics and lack of long-term vision threaten the country’s food security.
Moscow is accused of using hunger as a weapon as it blocks ports, bombs storage facilities and takes grain reserves.
Russia accounts for 40 per cent of financial outlay, and some companies are already suffering.
Chisinau has not imposed sanctions on Russia, but is looking into economic alternatives to Moscow.
Millions from all over the region have historically travelled there to work, with their remittances playing a significant part in many countries’ economies.
Svaneti residents turned to ancient rituals to fight electricity shortages caused by virtual currencies.
Business and private individuals hope to escape the consequences of Russia’s attack on Ukraine.
A weak currency and high inflation spells trouble for the Central Asian country’s economy.
With the region’s fortunes deeply linked to the Russian Federation, analysts assess how Russia’s invasion is likely to affect economic and geopolitical realities.
Amid the looming threat of invasion, structural problems in the country’s economy need close attention.