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At the end of 2018 and in the first part of 2019 crucial elections took place – or are going to – in the Republic of Moldova (two rounds, parliamentary and local), Estonia, Slovakia, Ukraine, Georgia, Turkey or Macedonia, and then in May general elections for the...read more
The study was developed as part of the project “Watchdog.MD: Whistle-blowers in Energy and Public Policies in Moldova”, implemented with the financial support of the European Endowment for Democracy (EED). The content does not necessarily represent the...read more
We’ll continue to consider irregularities of Moldova 2019 election. Bow we’ll turn to the constituencies in the rural area. We’ll begin our study from several general notes and then we’ll define what object will be the study case. The key problem is...read more
Finally, in order to discern irregularities at the level of districts and single-member constituencies (SMC), we shall analyze two fundamental questions of this transition, i.e. (1) connection between distribution of votes on party lists and for candidates...read more
The Russian Laundromat – a $70 billion laundering scheme facilitated by the Moldovan political elites
Community Watchdog.md and Transparency International Moldova produced a research on the role of Moldovan authorities in facilitating the money laundering scheme, known as the "Russian Laundromat". This research summarizes the arguments on how the...read more
Strangely different constituencies. When we start to consider nine constituencies of Chișinău it becomes clear that DPM and Șor party again don’t match the statistic as DPM results differ drastically in different constituencies while other properties of...read more