Nicu Calcea

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Nicu Calcea

Journalist, fixer
Hey! I’m Nicu, a 24-years-old journalist from the Republic of Moldova currently studying in London. I have 10 years of experience in media, including reporting, editing, multimedia and camera work. You can check some of my works on my portfolio page. Don't hesitate to contact me for further information.

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Published works.

VoC: Who will represent Moldovans?

Original source: Voices of Change On the 7th of April, 2009, around 30,000 Moldovans watched as their parliament and the presidential building burned in what the international media would later call the first “Twitter revolution” when foreign journalists were not allowed to enter Moldova and protesters went to Twitter to inform the world about what […]

CitySpy: Wurst of Times for Prague Sausage Vendors

Original source: CitySpy Prague PRAGUE – Municipal officials have let the leases on their stalls expire, revoked their licences and imposed fines, but sausage vendors in the Czech capital’s historic centre refuse to go away. Stepping out into the bustling Wenceslas Square tourists hear the noise of the crowd, drink in the medieval architecture of […] What is „Kormushka” and what will happen to it?

Original source (in Romanian): Reportaje English translation provided below. It’s the second of October, 1:30 in the morning. There’s shots fired in the centre of Chișinău. A 30-years old man is shot to death with his own gun. Four suspects are arrested some time later. The incident takes place at the intersection of Pushkin […]

RISE Moldova: Secret holding company of a minister

Original source: RISE Moldova Romanian: RISE Moldova Documents obtained by RISE from Italy, Cyprus and Romania reveal that Minister of Transport Iurie Chirinciuc controls Cavio, an Italian furniture holding company, via a close family associate. Another set of documents shows how people who represented Chirinciuc’s interests were appointed deputy ministers in his ministry. CAVIO HOLDING […]

sic!: Șeful CSM diminuează numărul judecătorilor puși sub învinuire

Sursa originală: sic! Nu, justiția nu­-i așa de putredă precum o arată sondajele. Cel puțin asta vrea președintele Consiliului Superior al Magistraturii să o credem. În cadrul unei ediții a emisiunii Pahomi de la Realitatea TV, Victor Micu a pus la îndoială calitatea sondajelor care arată lipsa de încredere a cetățenilor în sistemul de justiție. […]

TOL: The Hidden Assets of Moldova’s Gun Shop Bosses

Original source: Transitions Online Even though the directors of state-owned enterprises have a legal obligation to publish asset declarations, the administrators of gun shops avoided the law and have hidden their luxury villas, businesses and recent income from National Integrity Commission (NIC). The boss from Cartuș started completing his declaration just after we made some […]