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FILE – People walk past a billboard depicting the first cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin in Tiraspol, the capital of the breakaway region of Transnistria, a disputed territory unrecognized by the international community, in Moldova, Nov. 1, 2021. For some European countries watching Russia’s bloody invasion of Ukraine, there are fears that they could be next. Western officials say the most vulnerable could be those who are not members of the NATO military alliance or the European Union, and thus alone and unprotected — including Ukraine’s neighbor Moldova and Russia’s neighbor Georgia, both of them formerly part of the Soviet Union — along with the Balkan states of Bosnia and Kosovo. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, File)