Investigations
How Bank Fraud Cases Have Evolved in the Last Year

How Bank Fraud Cases Have Evolved in the Last Year

Six years after the banking system robbery, the Moldovan judiciary has not yet punished the billion-dollar thefts. While the law requires citizens to cover the financial hole in the state budget, the main perpe…
04 December 2020
Future President’s Adviser with Past Problems With Judiciary

Future President’s Adviser with Past Problems With Judiciary

Last Monday, newly-elected President Maia Sandu announced at a media conference that the former Minister of Finance during 2009 – 2013,  will become an economic adviser in the new presidential admini…
03 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
The Poorest State In Europe Lost Millions By an ECtHR Decision

The Poorest State In Europe Lost Millions By an ECtHR Decision

In February 2020, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled in the Gemini shopping center case, obliging the Moldovan State to pay a 1,5 million euros compensation for material damage. The Moldovan author…
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
Minors Involved in the Presidential Election Campaign: What Does The Law Say?

Minors Involved in the Presidential Election Campaign: What Does The Law Say?

ZdG holds evidence of minors involved in political advertising for the presidential candidate Igor Dodon. Every day, they distribute newspapers on the streets of Chișinău and campaign for the Socialist candidat…
13 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
RACING TO PRESIDENTIAL VICTORY IN UNDECLARED CARS

RACING TO PRESIDENTIAL VICTORY IN UNDECLARED CARS

Igor Dodon, the incumbent president and the Socialist Party’s favorable candidate for head of state, used a new Skoda Superb car in the first three weeks of the election campaign. The vehicle worth more t…
02 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
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

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