Connect with us

Miscellaneous

Moldova hosts Romania and US troops in JCET-2017 exercise

Around 70 soldiers of the Special Forces of the Moldovan Army, Special Operation Force of Romania’s Army and the Special Forces of the US Army are participating in JCET-2017 exercise during June 5-30.

According to the Commander of the Special Destination Battalion, lieutenant-colonel Veaceslav Balan, the exercise takes place at the Training Base in Bulboaca and “Decebal” Aviation Base from Mărculești for the reason of joint training and experience exchange. The troops conduct advanced shooting exercises, field training and parachuting.

The National Army of Moldova has been participating in the Joint Combined Exercise Training since 2009.

Currently studying International Relations at the University of Pécs, Hungary. Study focus: Transnistrian conflict settlement, Moldovan statehood, Moldovan democracy.

Continue Reading
Advertisement

Featured

Moldovan photographer, Ramin Mazur, winner of “Photojournalist” title within the EyeEm Photography Awards 2017

The EyeEm photo community chose the best photographer of the year and the winners are split into five categories: “Architecture”, “Outdoors”, “Photojournalist”, “Portraitist” and “Street photographer” for the 4th consecutive year. This time, the photo contest broke its own records by the number of participants: more than 590,000 works from more than 88,000 photographers from around the world. This year, the main winner is the 19-year-old Sasha Dudkina from Moscow.

The Moldovan photographer as well as part of the Reportaje.Moldova.org team – Ramin Mazur, 30 – won with the title of “Photojournalist”.

The photo was taken in Penitentiary No. 17 in the Republic of Moldova.

Source: Cameralabs.org

Here are some of the works from Ramin’s “The Process” series, documenting the production of Hamlet in prison.

In Moldova, one of the highest per capita prison population in Europe has the highest long-term convicts. In order to shed light on the problems of the penitentiary system, the art center “Colosseum” staged a play in the country’s safest prison. Within a few months the prisoners studied the art of acting. Some of them have spent more than half their life behind bars. Through this production, the directors Mihai Fusu and Luminita Tika wanted to draw attention to the living conditions of the country, to the penitentiary system and, most importantly, to stereotypes.

More photos from the series:

Continue Reading

Important

“Rapid Trident 2017” Exercise in process// GALLERY

The first pictures of the “Rapid Trident 2017” military exercise in Ukraine, attended by 57 Moldovan soldiers from the National Army have appeared on a Facebook group intended for the international military exercises.

The training session “Rapid Trident 2017” takes place during September 7-23 at the Yavoriv International Peacekeeping Center in Ukraine. There are about 1,800 soldiers from 14 countries: Bulgaria, Canada, Estonia, Italy, Georgia, Lithuania, the Republic of Moldova, Norway, Poland, Romania, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Kingdom and the United States.

The Republic of Moldova is represented by 57 soldiers of the 22nd Peacekeeping Battalion and the 1st “Moldova” Brigade.

Continue Reading

Important

The Government decided: 57 Moldovan soldiers will join the “Rapid Trident” applications in Ukraine

57 National Army soldiers will participate in Ukraine’s “Rapid Trident” applications. The decision was taken by the Government shortly afterwards. “The government, by law, is obliged to ensure the increase of the capabilities of the National Army.

“I see no reason to refuse the training invitations for the National Army,” Prime Minister Pavel Filip explained.

Reminder: President Dodon tried to block the participation of the Moldovan military contingent in a multinational “Rapid Trident” exercise, from September 7-23, at the military training center Yavoriv, Ukraine.

Moldovan soldiers will be ready for further participation in Kosovo peacekeeping missions “KFOR”. The Head of the Executive also asked Defense and Justice Ministries to analyze the situation and find legal solutions to prevent such bottlenecks in the future.

Continue Reading

Latest News

Politics12 hours ago

Moldova Constitutional Court greenlights introducing “European integration” as strategic objective in the Constitution

On December 11th, the Constitutional Court of Moldova greenlighted the draft law on modifying the Constitution, introducing the orientation towards...

Politics4 days ago

NATO Liaison Office inaugurated in Moldova

On 8 December, the new NATO Liaison Office in Moldova was inaugurated with the presence of the NATO Deputy Secretary-General...

Politics5 days ago

Moldova Parliament adopts law banning foreign propaganda TV shows, Dodon threatens to block it

On December 7th, the Parliament of Moldova approved in the final lecture the draft law on modifying the Audiovisual Code...

Politics7 days ago

Action and Solidarity Party and Platform “Dignity and Truth” become members of European People’s Party

On December 5th, Moldova’s Action and Solidarity Party (PAS) led by Maia Sandu together with the Platform “Dignity and Truth”...

Politics7 days ago

A delegation of the ruling coalition led by Vlad Plahotniuc is on a working visit to the US

A delegation of the ruling coalition, led by Vlad Plahotniuc, is on a working visit to the United States starting...

Security1 week ago

Moldova deploys 8th contingent KFOR-8 for peacekeeping mission in Kosovo

On December 4th, the Defense Ministry of Moldova launched the deployment of the eighth contingent of the National Army in the peacekeeping mission...

Economy1 week ago

Conditions that the European Union imposed to Moldova before disbursing tranches of €100 million assistance

On 23 November 2017, the Republic of Moldova signed the agreement with the European Union regarding the macro-financial assistance of...

Advertisement

Opinions

Trending