Ionita and Ciubasenco take to politics

Economist Veaceslav Ionita and the editor-in-chief of the newspaper “Moldavskie Vedomosti”, Dmitri Ciubasenco, will run in the snap elections on the list of the Liberal Democratic Party (PLDM), Info-Prim Neo reports.
Info-Prim Neo, 16 June 2009, 18:24

2009-06-16/14:30/ Chisinau (IPN) Ionita will be on position 16, and Ciubasenco – on the 25th, PLDM leader Vlad Filat told a news conference on June 16.

Neither Ciubasenco, nor Ionita applied to become members of the party.

Moldavskie Vedomosti's editor-in-chief argued his decision by his desire to actively participate in the poll, to secure stability within society. The PLDM has proven its civic stand and correctitude in actions, Ciubasenco said.

Veaceslav Ionita is not in Moldova and did not attend the news conference.

Veaceslav Ionita is an expert with the IDIS Viitorul think tank, carrying out investigations and researches in economy, politics and social sciences.

The newspaper Moldavskie Vedomo sti is an independent publication.

Vlad Filat says more adjustment may be made in the PLDM's list of candidates for the parliament.