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After the governmental transition of power, the leader of the pro-Russian “Our Party” Renato Usatii returned to Moldova.
According to the news outlet NewsMaker, he crossed into the country from Romania, entering at the Sculeni checkpoint. He was immediately detained in connection with the earlier charges levied against him and taken to the Prosecutor’s Office for Combating Organized Crime and Special Cases.
Usatii spent some time in the interrogation room, after which he left the building and …
Oligarch Vladimir Plahotniuc, the éminence grise of Moldovan politics and the primary patron of the Democratic Party that has been in power in recent years, left the country on 14 June in a black aircraft heading for Istanbul (the unusually colored private jetliner had been seen on standby at the Chisinau Airport for several days). According to other reports, he left Moldova by car through Transnistria and boarded an airplane in Odessa.
Plahotniuc is currently believed to be in the USA. The …
Moldova’s border police have denied entry to the film crews of Russian NTV and Russia-1 TV channels on an assignment to interview President Igor Dodon, stated the press service of the Moldovan President.
“We strongly condemn these actions and deem them as a new provocation against our partner, the Russian Federation, and as a clear restriction of journalists’ access to information,” the report said. The press service of the Moldovan Border Police told Interfax that the journalists did not …
Moldovan Prime Minister Pavel Filip and Romanian Deputy Prime Minister for the Implementation of Strategic Partnerships Ana Birchall took part in the ceremony marking the beginning of the construction of the second-stage of the Jasz-Ungheni-Chisinau gas pipeline.
The first line of the gas pipeline was put into operation in 2014, making it possible to deliver almost a million cubic meters of gas from Romania to Ungheni and several nearby settlements. The second part of the 120-km-long pipeline …
In Moldova, supporters of the opposition parties gathered in protest at the Parliament building in Chisinau on January 20th after lawmakers voted to approve a new government headed by a new pro-European Prime Minister, Pavel Filip. According to some reports, protesters also attempted to break into the Parliament building.
On Wednesday, the Moldovan Parliament approved a new pro-European government, ending a political crisis that lasted months. 57 out of 101 deputies voted for a government …