• Anatolie Eșanu
    INVESTIGATION: The Forest Thefts Part I

    INVESTIGATION: The Forest Thefts Part I

    Theft of wood from the forests of Moldova, seen from inside the system. Phone calls, (i)legal orders, political requests, and houses worth millions. A forester who was recently fired for having allowed illegal…
    07 June
    INVESTIGATION: A General’s Uniform Adorned with Gold Thread – the Reason for a Lawsuit

    INVESTIGATION: A General’s Uniform Adorned with Gold Thread – the Reason for a Lawsuit

    Iaroslav Martin, who served as director of the State Protection and Guard Service until December 30, 2020, filed a lawsuit against the institution he led. Martin asks for a refund of the money that the institut…
    24 May
    The Moldovan Officials and their Luxurious Quarantine on Public Money

    The Moldovan Officials and their Luxurious Quarantine on Public Money

    In the pandemic year 2020, 11 state institutions – ministries and government agencies – paid over 100,000 euros from public money to rent villas located in a picturesque area, on the bank of the Nis…
    21 April
    A Lesson From Igor Dodon: Frauding Elections And Losing the Presidential Race

    A Lesson From Igor Dodon: Frauding Elections And Losing the Presidential Race

    Several voters from the breakaway Transnistria region admit that they received 200 Transnistrian rubles, the equivalent of about eight euros, to vote for Igor Dodon as president.  “We were the first at the po…
    20 November 2020
    The Moldovan Church VS COVID-19

    The Moldovan Church VS COVID-19

    While doctors and authorities urged citizens to adhere to protective measures during the COVID-19 epidemic strictly, some church representatives came up with public messages promoting various conspiracy theorie…
    03 October 2020
    The Mayor Who Bought a Village

    The Mayor Who Bought a Village

    Ten years after the floods wiped the Cotul Morii village from Hîncești district off the map, people still cannot do property deeds on the new houses, built by the authorities on a hill, next to the old village.
    18 September 2020
    THE BILL FOR CHIȘINĂU ARENA

    THE BILL FOR CHIȘINĂU ARENA

    The new sports complex Chișinău Arena was to open in October 2019, one year after its construction started. Today, people cannot spend their free time inside the Arena, although almost a year has passed since t…
    05 September 2020
    How Much it Costs a Country to Free a Controversial Businessman

    How Much it Costs a Country to Free a Controversial Businessman

    According to Prosecutor General Alexandr Stoianoglo, Veceaslav Platon’s case is now pending for review. In the last six months, court decisions have eased Platon’s path to freedom. The Chișinău Court is c…
    25 May 2020

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