Daniela Calmis
Tendering The Anti-COVID Vaccine On Odd Conditions

Tendering The Anti-COVID Vaccine On Odd Conditions

Moldovan authorities initiated the procedure for procuring 400 thousand doses of anti-COVID-19 vaccine. The pay adds up to 3 million euros, meaning citizens would pay eight euros for one dose. On March 18, the…
26 March
A 130 Million Dollars Loss for Electricity Debt

A 130 Million Dollars Loss for Electricity Debt

Moldova’s state budget could lose almost 130 million dollars as damage, the equivalent of about 2.2 billion Moldovan lei, due to a twenty-year-old debt for the electricity received from Romania. Following an au…
04 March
Corruption in 2020: Pronounced Sentences or Releases and Lack of Punishments

Corruption in 2020: Pronounced Sentences or Releases and Lack of Punishments

In 2020, no high-ranking Moldovan officials have been sentenced for corruption. On the contrary, judges delay significant cases or release investigated suspects. Justice Courts defer high-profile cases for year…
10 December 2020
How the Justice Reform Is Implemented In Moldova: Court Buildings To Put The Employees’ Lives in Danger

How the Justice Reform Is Implemented In Moldova: Court Buildings To Put The Employees’ Lives in Danger

A court building in the Cahul district, southern Moldova, is close to collapse and puts the court employees’ lives in danger. A magistrate from that court, Ion Cotea, describes the situation: “It’s…
26 November 2020
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
PAYING FOR THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE WITH MONEY FROM THE UNEMPLOYED AND RETIREES

PAYING FOR THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE WITH MONEY FROM THE UNEMPLOYED AND RETIREES

In the first round of the election campaign, the presidential candidates spent huge amounts of money donated by their supporters to promote themselves. While some candidates received funding mainly from party m…
06 November 2020
EXPECTATION VERSUS REALITY: PRESIDENT DODON’S PROMISES

EXPECTATION VERSUS REALITY: PRESIDENT DODON’S PROMISES

In the 2016 presidential election campaign, Igor Dodon, the Socialist Party candidate, made dozens of promises. And he evinced “firm conviction” that he would make them when he became president. Dodon published…
23 October 2020
Paid Volunteers and Donations That Do Not Reach Their Destination

Paid Volunteers and Donations That Do Not Reach Their Destination

In recent months, ZdG has been monitoring several people who claim to be members of the My Moldova Association, led by activist Fiodor Ghelici. Volunteers work in crowded areas and streets ofChișinău, as well a…
16 August 2020
Face Mask – a Cash Cow for Moldovan Businesses

Face Mask – a Cash Cow for Moldovan Businesses

The coronavirus outbreak in Moldova triggered a face mask crisis. The crisis was also fueled by a governmental decision issued at the end of February. The decision listed medical masks as socially important pro…
19 July 2020
Photo/A Ukrainian Plane, Managed by a Company Suspected of Involvement in Illegal Arms Trade, Stations for Six Days in Moldova

Photo/A Ukrainian Plane, Managed by a Company Suspected of Involvement in Illegal Arms Trade, Stations for Six Days in Moldova

A Ukrainian private company plane took off for Egypt after a six-day stay on the Mărculești Airport in Moldova. ZdG found that both the airline that previously managed the aircraft and the current Ukrainian co…
29 June 2020

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