Petru Bogatu is confirmed dead at the age of 68.
Petru was best known as a Moldovan journalist and writer.
Death was likely due to cancer.
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Petru Bogatu
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Born12 July 1951
Died22 March 2020
CitizenshipRomania
Moldova
OccupationJournalist, writer, lecturer
EmployerMoldova State University
Jurnal TV
Jurnal de Chişinău
Prime
Spouse(s)Viorica Cucereanu
Children2
Petru Bogatu (12 July 1951 in Sucleia, Slobozia – 22 March 2020), was a journalist, essayist, political analyst and writer from the Republic of Moldova, unionist and prooccidental orientation, editorialist at the National Newspaper, professor at the State University of Moldova, Faculty of Journalism and Communication Sciences..
Together with six other experts from Romania, the Netherlands and the Republic of Moldova, he co-author of the book "Twitter Revolution, First Episode: Republic of Moldova", which is a synthesis of the April 2009 anti-communist protests in data, images and investigations. He wrote the fiction novel The rope braided in three, a parable of police intrigue about the geopolitical confrontations from the beginning of the third millennium, seen from an ethical, teleological and historical perspective.
Contents
1 Biography
2 Controversy
3 Books
4 Notes
5 Bibliography
6 External links
Biography
Petru Bogatu was born on 12 July 1951 in Slobozia. He is a graduate of the Bălți Education Institute and a Rostov-on-Don institute. Bogatu has been a journalist since 1975. He was a correspondent and then editor of Satul Nou, based in Slobozia (currently in the Transnistrian region); an editor, commentator, and deputy editor-in-chief at the Moldovan Public Television Moldova 1, deputy editor-in-chief of Ţara newspaper, political analyst and editor-in-chief at Flux newspaper. Bogatu also teaches in the State University of Moldova's Department of Journalism and Communication Sciences.
He served as vice president of the Popular Front of Moldova (1990–1992). From 1995 until 2000, Bogatu was the most popular journalist in Moldova. Later he has been working for Vocea Basarabiei (2009), Jurnal TV (2009). He left Jurnal Trust Media in September 2013.
Currently Bogatu is a political commentator and op-ed writer for the Ziarul Național newspaper. Since 2016 is a producer and presenter of the TV program "Cronica lui Bogatu" (English: Chronicles of Bogatu) on Prime TV channel.
Controversy
In October 2015 Petru Bogatu, as an op-ed columnist for Ziarul Național, wrote hard criticism in Vladimir Plahotniuc's address, stating that he "has usurped the central country's administration", and "has subordindate to him prosecutora and judges, subjugating this way country's constitutional institutions. As a result, he transformed the state into a private firm, and the justice – into a gestapo for the intimidation and burial of his political opponents". Next year Bogatu begin his work at Prime TV, a channel owned by Plahotniuc.
Books
2012 – "Cord of Three Strands" (novel) ISBN 978-9975-53-157-3
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