Moldova Faces Uncertain Future

The presidential palace and the parliament were target of 10.000 demonstrators who gathered on Tuesday noon in Chisinau’s main street Stefan cel Mare. The furious mob, which did anything else than agree with the victory of the Communist Party in Sunday’s parliament elections, attacked Moldovan police forces in front of the buildings and smashed countless windows by throwing stones. Continue reading “Moldova Faces Uncertain Future”

Election Fever in Moldova

On Sunday April 5, 2009, the fifth elections, since the Republic of Moldova was proclaimed independent, will take place. All Moldovan citizens over the age of 18, with the exception of individuals declared incapacitated or sentenced to imprisonment by a final court decision for serious crimes, will elect a new parliament which will be the supreme representative body of the people and the only legislative authority of the state.

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600 Years Bendery

Bendery, or Tighina so the Romanian name, celebrated recently its 600-year-anniversary. The city, located on the right bank of the Dniester, was gleaming brightly in new splendour: freshly painted historical houses, decorated streets, glossy anniversary posters all over and an outdoor museum of Bendery’s history brought new glory to the city and its 94.000 inhabitants. Continue reading “600 Years Bendery”