Also tied, Kazakhstan and Bhutan are happier than Moldova, but sadder than Laos.
Moldova, a small country bordering Ukraine, already houses thousands of Russian troops against its will.
When asked if Moldova should join NATO, Filat said, “Why not?”
country in Eastern Europe, named for the river through it, probably from PIE root *mel- "dark, soiled, black."
Note: This former member of the Soviet Union declared its independence in 1991.
Note: The Soviet Union took Moldova from Romania in 1940; most of its people speak Romanian.