28 November 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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Monitoring Mass Media during the Campaign for Parliamentary Elections Anticipated on 29 July 2009.Report No.2, 29 June – 5 July 2009

One daily newscast on each station was monitored for news with either a direct or an indirect electoral character.
IJC, 15 July 2009, 9:57

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Stations/newscasts analyzed

Moldova 1 (“Mesager” at 21:00): public TV station, national coverage, broadcasts in Russian and Romanian

Prime TV (“Evenimentul” at 20:35): private station, national coverage, broadcasts in Romanian

NIT (“Curier” at 21:30): private station, quasi-national coverage, broadcasts in Russian and Romanian (Chişinău, Cahul, Edineţ, Comrat, Varniţa, Ungheni, Cetireni, Nisporeni, Soroca, Cimişlia, Căuşeni, Trifeşti, Străşeni, Mândreştii Noi, Leova, Criuleni)

EU TV (“Monitor” at 21:00): private station, quasi-national coverage, broadcasts in Romanian (Străşeni, Ocniţa, Floreşti, Trifeşti, Cimişlia, Briceni, Cantemir, Drochia, Făleşti, Glodeni, Sângerei, Ştefan Vodă, Taraclia)

Radio Moldova (“Panorama zilei” at 19:00): public station, national coverage, broadcasts in Romanian and Russian


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