8 December 2021

Gheorghe Russu

Vice-director, The Center for Combating Economic Crimes and Corruption

Parties-Phantoms, Parties - State Institutions, Parties - State Enterprises


20 parties have registered in the current election campaign. Many people say it is a too big number for such a small country as Moldova. At the same time, much more parties could take part in the election campaign.

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Bulgarian "Focus Radio" will broadcast in Moldova

The Bulgarian private radio station - Focus Radio - has got the right to broadcast at the Moldovan territory.
INFOTAG, 18 July 2011, 9:56

According to representative of the Audiovisual Coordinating Council of Moldova (ACC), Ion Duhlecher, "the request on broadcast was received on May 30 from radio Director Gergana Nedelcheva.

"The ACC permitted the broadcasting till June 15, but did not provided a license so far", he said, adding "the company must present a number of documents, including a contract with Radiocomunicatii, certificate of registration".

According to him, "the Bulgarian private radio station, Focus Radio, got the permission to broadcast for the southern Moldova - in Taraclia at frequency 97.0 Mhz - and will broadcast in the localities of the Taraclia raion".

According to the population census of 2004, about 65.7 thousand Bulgarians live in Moldova, mostly in this raion. About 55 thousand citizens of Moldova speak Bulgarian.

Bulgarians moved to the southern Moldova in the 2nd half of the 18th century in times of the Russian-Turkish war. Bulgarians represent about 65% of the population in the under-populated raion of Taraclia. They are followed by Moldovans (about 14%), the Gagauz people (8%), Ukrainians (6%) and Russians (5%).

The Bulgarian private radio, Focus Radio, has 25 own stations throughout the territory of Bulgaria. The radio station has 11 regional studios; its headquarters is placed in Sofia, where about 200 persons are employed in. Besides it, the radio has its own information agency.

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