Access to the Moldovan government building is reportedly blocked by armed special forces, who answer to the Plahotniuc's PD. Sandu was unable to say when exactly ministers sworn in on Saturday could go to work. She said "very soon," according to journalists from website Agora-MD.
The Sandu government held a meeting at the Moldovan parliament, where it ordered the sacking of several heads of departments, including the chief of police who is loyal to the PD(Plahotniuc's Democratic Party). He is not quitting, however. Various factions of army veterans are on TV declaring support for Sandu
The Democratic Party of Moldova is initiating a campaign to collect signatures in order to dismiss President Igor Dodon, the PDM press service reported on Monday.
Security Service of Ukraine (@ServiceSsu) has strengthened the supervisory regime for Russian citizens on the border with Moldova
Dodon wants to change the composition of the Supreme Security Council
The crew of the Russian Fifth Channel was not allowed into Moldova. According to a source at the Chisinau airport, journalists are going to be deported
US State Dep calls 4 restraint, urges that will of people must be respected without interference. Special hint to Constitutional Court strange decision to dismiss Parliament and appoint someone (DemParty) to replace Moldovan President. Time to leave (for DemParty).
Russian Senator: The current political situation in Moldova is a coup attempt
Statement of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry: Ukraine is ready to provide assistance in solving existing problems in Moldova
1 month ago
Maia Sandu on the EU statement: The European Union officially recognized the legitimate government voted yesterday by Parliament
Statement by OSCE Chairperson-in-Office @MiroslavLajcak calls on all political forces in the Republic of Moldova to overcome current political crisis through dialogue, on basis of Constitution and respect for democratic principles and rule of law.
Moldova crisis: Snap elections called by interim president Filip
1 month ago
Igor Dodon welcomed the European Union's support for the new Parliament and Government
Moldovan President Dodon invites int'l mediators to help settle political crisis
86 NGOs ask for all Constitutional Court judged in Moldova to resign, accusing them of ruling in PD's favour. They talk specifically about June 7-9 rulings that are currently propping Plahotniuc's government and confusing int media RE deadlines.
1 month ago
An activist holding a poster SaveOlegSentsov blocked the path of the Russian ambassador's car in Moldova. He demanded the release of Ukrainian political prisoners and POW's. It is necessary to use every chance to draw attention to the issue of Ukrainian political prisoners.
"The EU stands ready to work with the democratically legitimate government, on the basis of a mutual commitment to reforms and to the core principles enshrined in our Association Agreement". @FedericaMog and @JHahnEU on the political situation in Moldova
Moldova is in an acute political crisis right now: Constitutional Court suspended president Dodon (PSRM) and appointed previous PM Filip (PDM) as interim president. Filip dismissed parliament which yesterday appointed Sandu (PAS) as the new PM
Plahotniuc's protest reached the Moldovan parliament building and is gathered around the gates. Some protesters, for some reason, are throwing dead chickens over the fence. Some are throwing live chickens. The crowd is chanting for the resignation of Dodon.
Chișinău - Vladimir Plahotniuc's PD and its supporters (estimated at around 5,000 by pro-coalition media, 30,000 by pro-PD media) marching from the square to the President's office. Plahotniuc leading the march on foot. A rare treat for his fans, usually he is more private.
Romanian President Iohannis calls for "calm" and "restraint". Emphasises Moldova's EU path but does not mention new government or Sandu. Calls for "responsible dialogue" and "respect for democracy". Can be read as rather timid support for the coalition.
Sandu speaks: "As Prime Minister I call on police, carabinieri, special forces, penitentiary authorities," to support the new government. "Plahotniuc does not want to ensure the peaceful transition of power." Says to police: "do not endanger the lives of our citizens."
Constitutional court of Moldova has temporary suspended president Dodon
Plahotniuc speaks. Says the coalition is "an obvious putsch" - "Dodon lacks legitimacy".
Moldova has a new government, Prime Minister Sandu, FM @nicupopescu with the support of President Dodon Socialists. The country`s oligarch and main political puppet master Plahotniuc is in opposition
Socialist MP and former PM Zinaida Greceanîi was elected as Moldova Parliament speaker.
1 month ago
Opposition Block Acum @ Socialists are voting for a new government, with Maia Sandu as PM, mostly Acum ministries, a priority package of laws on deoligarhization and a new speaker proposed by Socialists.
Igor Dodon after his early return from the Russian Federation: "Everything will be fine"
President of Moldova Dodon at Economical forum in St.Petersburg threatens to dissolve parliament on Monday
President of Moldova Dodon says that Chisinau is not going to pay for natural gas supplied by Russia to Transnistria. "There are risks that on 1th January Moldova will be without Russian gas anymore"