26 October 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.

Last week illustrated

Activists launch Moldova’s first ‘Space Camp’ © Susan Coughtrie

Ghimpu appointed Moldova’s caretaker president

Parliament speaker Mihai Ghimpu is to serve as Moldova’s ad interim president, under a decision adopted Friday by the legislature, following prolonged debates.
Info-Prim Neo, 11 September 2009, 18:01
Photo by Robert A. Reeder
Photo by Robert A. Reeder

2009-09-11/16:57/ Chisinau (IPN) The decision is to be submitted to the Constitutional Court for validation.

Communist MP Vladimir Turcan suggested the adoption of the decision should be postponed until the next meeting, after the Constitutional Court will have pronounced its verdict.

The representatives of the ruling Alliance for European Integration insisted that a caretaker president should be appointed with no delay after the post was declared vacant.

Vladimir Voronin resigned formally from the post of president this morning to occupy the seat of member of parliament.

Readers' comments
Recent comments:
iannn, 14 September 2009, 16:12
Surley a majority parliament has the backing of the constitutional court. Both are responsible to the people. Vacant posts should be filled to ensure service to the people, Non participation by parliamentarians is not duty to the people, it is dericliction of dudy.
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