Civil-Military Relations

Moldova: Chronicles of a Post-Electoral Day

Autor: Vlad Lupan
(Vlad Lupan on Moldovas tuntud poliitikaanalüütik)

April 8, 2009; 14.00hrs Moldovan time
Vlad Lupan, Independent expert ( GSM +373 79 372020)

This is an extended chronology of the events viewed from the street and from conversations with the opposition party high-ranking officials

Intro
Protests, clashes and destruction are the result of the Moldovan elections. The citizens are divided and antagonized. The opposition is threatened and allegedly blackmailed. The events that unfolded are presented as coup d’état by one side or as a planned destabilization scenario to discredit the opposition by the other. The evolution of the events was an important indicator that supports some of these scenarios.

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