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    INVESTIGATION: The Parliamentary Election Candidates and their Controversies

    INVESTIGATION: The Parliamentary Election Candidates and their Controversies

    In the coming weeks, ZdG will publish the most important details about the candidates registered for the early parliamentary election of July 11, 2021. We decided to check the potential future deputies based on…
    21 June
    The Central Electoral Commission’s Scandal Related to the Polling Stations Abroad

    The Central Electoral Commission’s Scandal Related to the Polling Stations Abroad

    Last Saturday, the Central Electoral Commission (CEC) approved the opening of 139 polling stations abroad for the early parliamentary elections, although the initial draft provided for the opening of 162 pollin…
    14 June
    INVESTIGATION: The Forest Thefts Part II. The Fight of a Forestry Dynasty with the System and Relations in Justice

    INVESTIGATION: The Forest Thefts Part II. The Fight of a Forestry Dynasty with the System and Relations in Justice

    Several former and current foresters filed a complaint with the law enforcement agencies, revealing the way in which wood was stolen from the forests located on the territory of Hâncești district. The denunciat…
    14 June
    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
    Ministry of Interior Blocks ZdG Access to Information on Criminal Cases of Moldovan Party Leaders Invoking Personal Data Protection

    Ministry of Interior Blocks ZdG Access to Information on Criminal Cases of Moldovan Party Leaders Invoking Personal Data Protection

    ZdG cannot obtain information about possible criminal cases involving chairmen, deputy chairmen, and general secretaries of several political parties, registered in the electoral race for the early parliamentar…
    07 June
    The Concrete Constructions Built in the Durlești Forest are Demolished after a ZdG Investigation

    The Concrete Constructions Built in the Durlești Forest are Demolished after a ZdG Investigation

    The concrete constructions built in the Durlești Forest are demolished five months after the ZdG investigation. The company that leased 40 hectares of the forest started the demolition after being summoned by t…
    04 June
    A Judge Fights for a Higher Pension: ”When Everyone Applies, Why Shouldn’t I?”

    A Judge Fights for a Higher Pension: ”When Everyone Applies, Why Shouldn’t I?”

    Dozens of judges and hundreds of prosecutors have obtained higher pensions in recent years after they filed lawsuits against the National Social Insurance House. Anatolie Țurcan, a magistrate at the Supreme Cou…
    03 June
    INVESTIGATION: Companies Affiliated With The Staff Of Chișinău-Gaz Pump Millions Of Euros Into Their Accounts

    INVESTIGATION: Companies Affiliated With The Staff Of Chișinău-Gaz Pump Millions Of Euros Into Their Accounts

    Over the past few years, a system operator of the natural gas distribution and the most important subdivision in the energy sector from Moldova has accumulated little revenue due to unregulated supplementary ac…
    30 May
    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
    INVESTIGATION: The Undervalued Cars of Integrity Inspectors

    INVESTIGATION: The Undervalued Cars of Integrity Inspectors

    “Declare the real value of the goods!” urged the National Integrity Authority, in October 2020, in a video about the phenomena of declaring goods at ridiculous prices, especially practiced by offici…
    23 May

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