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EU resumes budget support assistance to #RepublicOfMoldova

EU resumes budget support assistance to #RepublicOfMoldova

| July 24, 2019

The Commission has resumed budget support assistance to the Republic of Moldova by disbursing €14.54 million to support the implementation of the EU-Moldova free trade agreement, to finance vocational education trainings and to assist the implementation of the visa liberalization action plan. European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Commissioner Johannes Hahn said: “This package is […]

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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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‘Theft of the century’ in #Moldova: Billion was stolen by #Filat and #Platon

‘Theft of the century’ in #Moldova: Billion was stolen by #Filat and #Platon

| February 6, 2019

Probably, there is no person in Europe who would not have heard about the “theft of the century” in Moldova. From the banking system of this small post-Soviet country, painfully experiencing a choice between the West and the East, nearly a billion US dollars were stolen. Among the victims was the system-forming bank ‘Banca de […]

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MEPs react to breaches of human rights in #Moldova, #Burundi and #Somalia

MEPs react to breaches of human rights in #Moldova, #Burundi and #Somalia

| July 9, 2018

MEPs condemned the lack of respect for human rights and the rule of law in Moldova, Burundi and Somalia, in resolutions voted last week. Moldova: MEPs appeal for the respect of rule of law and democracy MEPs condemn the decision of the Supreme Court of Moldova to invalidate the results of the election for the […]

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Commissioner Crețu in #RepublicOfMoldova on EU support to the country’s regional development

Commissioner Crețu in #RepublicOfMoldova on EU support to the country’s regional development

| May 17, 2018

From today (17 May) until Monday, Regional Policy Commissioner Corina Crețu (pictured) is in the Republic of Moldova. In Chișinău the commissioner will meet Pavel Filip, Prime Minister, Liviu Volconovici, Minister of Agriculture, Regional Development and Environment and Iurie Leanca, Deputy Prime Minister for European Integration. Commissioner Crețu will also meet several representatives of the […]

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