One Minute With Vasile Botnaru, Bureau Chief For RFE/RL's Moldovan Service
Vasile Botnaru, named the “most trusted opinion maker in Moldova” in a popular survey in 2015, has served as the Chisinau Bureau Chief for RFE/RL’s Moldovan Service since 2004. The Service is the only Western international media outlet with daily coverage in the local language in Moldova, and is an award-winning source of balanced news and compelling local stories. It attracted an average of over 3.3 million monthly visits to its website and logged 8.3 million monthly views on its YouTube page in 2018. On Facebook, it has over 215,000 followers, 3 million engaged users, and has logged 13.6 million video views. RFE/RL will resume news coverage in Romania in early 2019.