Deputies are losing their seats. Would they get them back?
The current Parliament brings together two distinct types of deputies from opposed and absolutely incompatible parties. On the one hand, it is the first legislature that has so many corrupt people per square me…
12 February 2021
Do We Have to be Tortured to Become Brave?
Like every other person, I have a list of people I think about every day. Since we cannot think daily about all the people on the planet, no matter how altruistic we may be, we will always keep in our thoughts…
04 February 2021
Will We Elect Ilan Shor Again? The Chronicle of a Captured Court
The Moldovan Parliament is no longer functional. It cannot do anything, cannot meet in constructive meetings to decide and vote laws for its citizens. One of the deputies does not come to the meetings at all, b…
02 February 2021
A Lesson from Russia for Moldova
On Tuesday, January 19, 2021, Russian opponent Alexei Navalny and his colleagues surprised Vladimir Putin, entire Russia, and the whole world: they showed the wealth and boundless greed of this Soviet-born lead…
22 January 2021
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 2021
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
Igor Dodon Lost In Court, but It’s Not Enough
On November 30, the Chișinău Court of Appeal ruled that Igor Dodon had issued false and defamatory statements from widespread leaflets and video spots broadcast on several TV stations. A few days later, the Sup…
10 December 2020
Chișinău to London: A Story about Big Money and Small Information
Today is International Anticorruption Day and The Foreign Policy Centre published a detailed story from the ZdG Executive Alina Radu on how to fight corruption in the poorest country in Europe. When you are a…
09 December 2020
What to (not) Expect From Next Moldovan President Maia Sandu
The 2020 Moldova presidential election results amazed people around the world, although there were many signs that nothing would change. Igor Dodon, the incumbent president of Moldova, tried by all his might to…
19 November 2020
Maia’s Debate or Dodon’s Deviation?
The 2020 Moldova presidential debates between Maia Sandu and Igor Dodon, the major candidates in the presidential election, didn’t take place. Depressing autumn weather, coronavirus pandemic, country’s po…
14 November 2020
Journalists, threatened with death. What’s next?
29 December 2022