After two years of political instability and crisis, Moldovans voted in a snap parliamentary election on Sunday, July 11, where the pro-European Action and Solidarity Party (PAS) led by Igor Grosu won a majority and is set to form the new government
Among the eight candidates contesting the presidential polls in Moldova, pro-EU candidate Maia Sandu (36.1% votes) and incumbent pro-Russian president Igor Dodon (32.66% votes) qualified for the second round, scheduled for November 15
Several monuments honoring members of the Red Army who defeated the Nazis during World War II have been destroyed, marking the rise of anti-Russian aggression in the country
The Democratic Party of Moldova is said to be plotting a civil war in the country as its supporters are trying to violently disrupt the functioning of state institutions in order to destabilize the new coalition government
‘Moldova Pride 2019’ was inaugurated on May 15, and various events, including talks and documentary screenings, were organized till May 19 as part of the 18th LGBT community festival.