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Local Elections 2015

Local Elections: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The Good thing is that elections were free, though not as fair as one would have liked. The recount of Chisinau City Council votes demanded by the Socialist will likely show insignificant discrepancies, as most voter fraud takes place outside … Continue reading
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Hope and Shame: Local Election Results beyond Numbers

Moldova woke up on Monday June 15 with very mixed feelings. Some were hopeful that newly elected local leaders will contribute to improving the lives of their communities, while others were ashamed of how these elections turned out. I, for … Continue reading
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Is Any Truth or Dignity Left in Vladistan?

If Putin’s Russia is an iron fist ruled Vladimirland, then Moldova can surely be regarded as a feather-headed Vladistan – a triumvirate of Vlad Filat, Vlad Plahotniuc and Vladimir Voronin.  For about five years now Moldova has been facing a … Continue reading
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Chisinau Mayoral Election – A Race to Nowhere

National local elections are less than a month away. Yet, if not for the numerous campaign posters, very few would probably notice. This is not to say that there is no campaign, rather that several other developments have hijacked the … Continue reading
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