Moldovan Army is contracting its forces near the Transnistria-Moldova contact line. NATO instructors have allegedly been sighted near the contact line.
In this breakaway Republic there are around ~1500 Russian servicemen stationed. Moldova is suffering from the same problems as Ukraine.
US Embassy cutting back on its personnel
Add to this that France has just announced it will send elite troops to Moldova-neighbour Romania, to integrate them with NATO.
Each day that passes with no actionable decision made, Russia finds itself more surrounded and potentially thwarted.
I'm hearing that the popular Russian proverb that's making rounds in the Kremlin these days, is the one with "wolves that won't run into the forest". Well yes, postponing is nice but the emboldened NATO wolves won't magically disappear.