Tag: Moldova

#Moldova – Chisinau Airport purchase may land Russian businessman #Goncharenko on World’s Forbes List

#Moldova – Chisinau Airport purchase may land Russian businessman #Goncharenko on World’s Forbes List

| December 30, 2019

At present, it is no secret to anyone that the requirements of the modern world are not limited to increasing the level of complexity and the amount of information that almost every adult needs to operate on a daily basis. A significant and ever-increasing role today is played by the need to reduce the time […]

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Political will was not enough for justice reform in #Moldova

Political will was not enough for justice reform in #Moldova

| November 29, 2019

The pro-reform Sandu government had the will to dismantle oligarchic power structures, but was taken down by limited political experience. Cristina Gherasimov  Academy Associate, Russia and Eurasia Programme @cgherasimov Maia Sandu in Germany in July. Photo: Getty Images. The lack of political will to carry out rule of law reforms is frequently the reason why […]

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#Moldova political heritage to sink in crime

#Moldova political heritage to sink in crime

| October 21, 2019

The latest events in the Moldova’s politics have drawn attention of the international community not only because of their rapid pace and uncertainty, but also due to the ongoing and ever-increasing penetration of crime in the Moldova’s political system that has become a phenomenon for the European country writes Olga Malik. The criminal nature of […]

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Dodon out for taking the Chisinau airport away from Rothschild for promising to sell it to Russians

Dodon out for taking the Chisinau airport away from Rothschild for promising to sell it to Russians

| October 14, 2019

Bargaining one trouble for another. Whose interests are noticeable in Dodon’s drift to terminate the Chisinau International Airport concession agreement? Termination of the Chisinau International Airport concession agreement has become the bee in the bonnet of the Moldovan President Igor Dodon.  It is he who is the driver of this legally doubtful process.  He has […]

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#Moldova weak democracy is a growing risk for Europe

#Moldova weak democracy is a growing risk for Europe

| February 28, 2019

The country’s politics have been captured by a corrupt elite, creating a worrying security risk on the edge of Europe. Cristina Gherasimov  Academy Associate, Russia and Eurasia Programme @cgherasimov A man walks to the polls on election day, 24 February, in Chisinau. Photo: Getty Images. The outcome of Sunday’s (24 February) election portends badly for […]

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Elections in #Moldova: The SHOR phenomenon

Elections in #Moldova: The SHOR phenomenon

| February 21, 2019

The parliamentary elections in Moldova are scheduled for February 24. The clash unfolds between the ruling democratic party, pro-Moscow socialists, who are supported by the current president, Igor Dodon, and the right opposition pro-Western alliance “ACUM”. However, the “SHOR” Party, led by a young businessman, Ilan Shor, the mayor of Orhei city, a locality situated […]

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#Moldova – How much longer will oligarchs and criminals stay in power?

#Moldova – How much longer will oligarchs and criminals stay in power?

| February 8, 2019

As the debate on the upcoming Ukrainian elections is at the top of the agenda in Europe, many experts are closely looking at Moldova where the parliamentary elections are to be held on February, 24. According to the preliminary results, the majority of seats will likely be shared among the three major political parties- the […]

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