Journalists covering an anti-government rally in Chisinau on February 28 found a Russian among the protesters and talked to him on camera.
In Chisinau (Moldova), where on Tuesday, February 28, pro-Russian rallies were held, Russians “lit up” among the local residents. The story was filmed by the Nord News TV channel.
The journalists addressed one of the participants of the anti-government rally in Romanian. They asked the man where he came from to Chisinau.
“I’m not from here,” he replied.
The correspondent decided to ask the same question in Romanian
In response, the young man said that he did not understand what was at stake. Further, the following dialogue took place between him and the journalists:
“I can’t understand your language, I’m sorry,” the young man replied.
“Your, what is it?”.
“Well, Moldavian. Are we in Moldova now?” the protester said.
The journalist also asked him if he studied Romanian at school, to which the 21-year-old man replied. that he came to Chisinau from the Russian Federation.
Protests in Moldova on February 28: what is happening in the country
On Tuesday, February 28, the Shor party, which is called pro-Russian in Moldova, brought people to the streets of Chisinau to protest against the current president of the country, Maia Sandu.
According to local media reports, there were even fights in the government quarter between protesters and policemen who cordoned off the area.
The protesters shouted pro-Russian slogans. Among them is “Only Russia will help us, only Russia.”
They also demanded guarantees that Moldova would not be drawn into the Russian war against Ukraine.
Anti-government rally in the center of Chisinau
The protesters also blocked a number of central highways at the entrance to Chisinau in the northern direction. They didn’t let cars or trucks through. The fire brigade and ambulances also could not pass.
When the security forces tried to unblock the highway and restore order, the protesters attacked them with their fists.
Recall that on February 28 in Moldova, supporters of pro-Russian parties tore up the image of President Maia Sandu during a protest action. The protesters also demanded that the government pay utility bills for the three winter months.
Focus also wrote that the head of Ukrainian intelligence, Kirill Budanov, spoke about the plans of Russian leader Vladimir Putin to destabilize Moldova. To this end, they applied a number of measures, but they all failed.
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