The former prime minister of Moldova Vlad Filat has been detained by the National Anti-Corruption Center in connection with the disappearance of more than a billion dollars from three Moldovan banks.
Ilan Shor. Pic: ChurbanControversial businessmen Ilan Shor and Renato Usatii, who both have strong ties to Moscow and alleged links in the criminal world, have become mayors in the first round of local elections in Moldova.
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