All posts tagged Moldova

Vlad Filat, left, shakes hands with European Council president Herman van Rompuy before the European Council meeting in Brussels in December 2011. Photo: President of the European Council/flickr.com
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June 28, 2016, by VOANews

A court in the impoverished former Soviet republic of Moldova has sentenced former prime minister Vlad Filat to nine years in prison after finding him guilty of corruption and abuse […]

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Political crisis boosts Moldova’s pro-Russians but corruption real threat

February 4, 2016, by Daniel Schearf of VOANews

A corruption crisis unfolding in Moldova has given a boost to Russia-leaning political parties, say analysts, even as the country remains on a pro-Eur ...

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Romanians, Moldovans arrested in ATM malware attack bust

January 8, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Romanian National Police and the Directorate for Investigating Organised Crimes and Terrorism (DIICOT), assisted by Europol and Eurojust as well a ...

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Moldova’s government brought down by motion of no confidence

October 29, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

The future of Moldova’s pro-Western ruling coalition was put in doubt on October 29, when the cabinet of prime minister Valeriu Strelet was brou ...

  • Vlad Filat, left, shakes hands with European Council president Herman van Rompuy before the European Council meeting in Brussels in December 2011. Photo: President of the European Council/flickr.com
    Former Moldovan PM detained in bank fraud investigation
    October 16, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Moldovan prosecutors detained Vlad Filat, leader of the Liberal-Democrat party and former prime minister, on October 16 as part of an investigation into the disappearance of about $1 billion from […]

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    Moldovan capital city re-elects pro-Western mayor
    June 29, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Incumbent Dorin Chirtoaca won re-election for a third term as mayor of Moldova’s capital city Chisinau, in a run-off on June 28 against a former prime minister nominated by pro-Russian […]

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    Moldovan PM resigns amid investigation of document fraud
    June 12, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Moldova’s prime minister Chiril Gaburici resigned on June 12 after less than four months on the job, threatening to trigger a new political crisis in the country still reeling from […]

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    Moldova after the elections: Politics overtakes reform
    March 5, 2015, by Corneliu Ciurea for the European Council on Foreign Relations

    What has happened in Moldova in recent months can be explained by saying that political logic is finally taking revenge on bureaucratic logic. Moldovan politicians have started to rebel against […]