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Western strategists can use in Moldova the experience of Maidan in Kiev. They are pursuing quite an obvious goal - to pull the traditionally friendly partner away from Russia. The activity of the foreign funds, the information and political support and a number of issued preferences show how serious Brussels and Washington are as far as the young Moldavian state goes.

Two weeks ago EU representatives signed a law on lifting the entry visa regime with Moldova with some limitations. The citizens of Moldova will now be able to stay in Europe for three months without obtaining an entry visa. That however would be possible if a person has sufficient funds and a believable from the European point of view explanation of the purpose of such a visit. That is yet another step towards Moldova's signing the Association Agreement with the EU. The ceremony is scheduled for the upcoming summer. Joining the "big and friendly" European family could in reality lead to a collapse of the already weak Moldavian economy and a loss of its political independence.

But that is not the worst scenario. Besides Europe, there is one more player, the significance of which is hard to underestimate: it is the USA. On Ukraine's basis the world saw that Washington's plans to impose anarchy and total instability along Russia's borders is one of its obvious priorities. The technology of controlled chaos applied in Kiev could very possibly be applied in Kishinev. Here it is not even necessary to change the regime - it is already pro-Western. The task is to destabilize the entire country.

Vladimir Bruter, an expert at the Institute for Humanitarian and Political Studies, recalls the recent events.

"The technologies of Maidan were already applied in Moldova in 2009. They both worked and didn't work. President Voronin did not put up much resistance. He let the protesters into the building of the presidential administration; they broke up everything and looted the place. No conflict came from that. But the West is very active in Moldova if one takes into account that in the coming summer it is to sign the association agreement with the EU. There is no doubt here. As far as the elections go, that are scheduled for the fall the West and the current alliance do have some doubts".

In reality, in half a year the powers of the current president Traian Basescu known for his special anti-Russian and anti-Soviet rhetoric expire. According to the constitution, he cannot run for a third term. One cannot exclude that another leader more loyal to Moscow would come to replace Basescu, which would naturally be unacceptable for the West. By the way, to exclude such a possibility Moldova was literally pulled into the Eastern Partnership program, the only goal of which is to weaken Russia's influence on the post-Soviet territory. Nevertheless, the most difficult economic situation and the will of Transnistria and Gagauzia to not depend on Moldova, which is going through a massive Romanization, create a background for the change of the ruling elite. The US Department of State has already made a statement about Russia's economic pressure on Moldova and Moscow's fight against Kishinev's wish to join the EU, even as a second class member.

Sergey Mikheyev, a political analyst, points out that at the moment the West has reached its goals in Moldova.

"It 'happily' awaits Romanization and is ready for a complete euro integration. All the Maidans have already taken place there. The only thing that can be discussed now is the change of the current authorities for even more radical authorities, which would start a war for Transnistria".

Crimea's joining Russia produced a strong impression on Moldova citizens. In essence, it left indifferent neither the proponents of unification with Romania, nor those people who favor integration with Russia. Moldova's own political "right sector" has started to speak louder of the necessity to join the NATO and all the Euro-Atlantic organizations. The advocates of those ideas are well known: these are the Romanian advisors that have taken root in practically all central institutions of power. Whether the West will once again apply the technologies of Maidan in Moldova directly depends on the results of the fall elections. It is already clear that if moderate forces win it will definitely happen.