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Moldova, Explained by ZdG. December 2, 2019.

HAPPENING THIS WEEK Greetings from Chişinău! Here’s what’s happening this week: in our feature, we bring the story of the legendary National Folk Dance Troupe Joc which is now on the brink of disaster due to deficient management by a politically appointed director and the irrational use of financial resources. In editorials, we analyze the outcomes of the Prime Minister’s visit to Moscow, asking if the upcoming visit of Russia’s President to Moldova will bring another federalization plan for Moldova. In weekly investigations, we follow up on the case of a judge with illicit assets that came under examination of the authorities even though it was uncovered by ZdG three…

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    The governing coalition formed in June 2019, aiming to fight the oligarchy in the country fell apart. Sixty-three deputies from the Democratic Party ousted the government led by Maia Sandu passing the no-confidence…

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