The former president of Moldova, Igor Dodon, accused of corruption and treason, was taken to a court in Chisinau, where he will be given a measure of restraint. This was reported by RIA Novosti on Thursday, May 26.
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Dodon was taken to the building of the Chisinau court under escort, he was not allowed to talk to the press, RT reports.
On May 24, Dodon was detained for 72 hours, he was suspected of treason and corruption, the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Republic reported, according to the 360 TV channel. Elena Kazakova, acting head of the Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office, indicated that two people, including a politician, were detained as a result of searches at the ex-president’s house.
On the same day, the press secretary of the President of Russia, Dmitry Peskov, indicated that the Russian Federation was concerned about the persecution of politicians advocating friendly relations with the Russian Federation, but the investigation was an internal affair of Moldova.
The Moldavian Socialist Party called the searches in Dodon’s house a fight against the opposition. Actions were held in Chisinau in support of the politician.