Opinion
30 Years of Convulsions. It’s Resuscitation Time

30 Years of Convulsions. It’s Resuscitation Time

This week we watched a symptomatically sad meeting between three former Soviet countries’ presidents: Vladimir Putin invited Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev to a m…
15 January
Letters From Our Readers

Letters From Our Readers

Dumitru Cernea is 86 years old. He dedicated 57 years of his life to the work of an engineer. He is now retired and currently lives in Chișinău. He is one of the 10,000 subscribers of Ziarul de Gardă. One day,…
15 January
OP-ED: Are Russian Troops on the Nistru River a Problem for Moldova?

OP-ED: Are Russian Troops on the Nistru River a Problem for Moldova?

Moscow cannot forgive President Maia Sandu’s statement on the need to withdraw Russian troops from the breakaway Transnistria region, made right after her election win. The subject is periodically resumed…
14 January
The Early Parliamentary Elections are Coming

The Early Parliamentary Elections are Coming

At the turn of a new year, we are, politically, at a new crossroads, now that Maia Sandu, the sixth President of Moldova, was inaugurated. The year 2020 is leaving. What was it like? Was it good or bad for Mold…
31 December 2020
A 800,000 Euros Grant from Japan to Fight COVID-19

A 800,000 Euros Grant from Japan to Fight COVID-19

Japan will provide Moldova with 800,000 euros for the supply of medical equipment. The Minister of Foreign Affairs Aureliu Ciocoi and the Ambassador of Japan to Moldova, Katayama Yoshihiro, signed the Grant Agr…
29 December 2020
Dodon Blames the West for His Defeat

Dodon Blames the West for His Defeat

Ex-president Igor Dodon and several Socialist Party deputies visited Moscow. Dodon said there that his defeat in the elections was due to the COVID-19 pandemic, drought in agriculture, and because the West has…
28 December 2020
OP-ED POLL: Why Don’t the Socialists Want Europe Day on May 9?

OP-ED POLL: Why Don’t the Socialists Want Europe Day on May 9?

The Socialists declared war on Europe Day. A group of deputies registered on Monday, in the Parliament, a draft amendment to modify the calendar of commemorative, holiday and rest days in Moldova. According to…
21 December 2020
The Last Days of Igor Dodon’s Presidency

The Last Days of Igor Dodon’s Presidency

President Dodon will leave in a week, no matter how much the deputy Shor will help him maintain control over the Government and the new parliamentary majority. Will Dodon retire to the household he built since…
19 December 2020
The Zero Sector in the Parliament of Moldova

The Zero Sector in the Parliament of Moldova

Last week, Brussels adopted a new Transparency Register. In contrast, the parliamentary majority in Chișinău dismantled the few transparent laws that were left in this compromised legislature, discarding laws t…
18 December 2020
OPINION POLL: Six Years of Investigation in the $1 Billion Theft. Where’s the Billion?

OPINION POLL: Six Years of Investigation in the $1 Billion Theft. Where’s the Billion?

There are new charges in the stolen $1 billion case.  The Anticorruption  with Prosecutor’s Office for combating organized crime detained on Friday six people, including the former administrator…
12 December 2020

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