Oligarch who was Moldova's most powerful politician until recently is wanted for money laundering in connection to the three banks at the centre of Moldova's $1bn bank frauds.
Plans to issue licence to Interdnestrkom is part of steps towards settlement of Transnistria conflict, but Chisinau-based telcos Orange Moldova and Moldcell say they should be compensated for lost business.
Moldovan President Igor Dodon has sought to rebrand himself as neutral between east and west and an economic liberal, but his current actions — and past online musings — tell a different story.
Anti-corruption prosecutors say seizure is connected to a money laundering case concerning the privatisation of Air Moldova last year.
Project is of critical importance for the diversification of Moldova’s electricity supply — but highlights the need for more generation capacity in Romania.
The seizure was carried out in connection to "large scale money laundering" during the privatisation of Air Moldova, prosecutors from Moldova’s National Anticorruption Centre announced.