Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (April 20, 2018)

Location: Institute of Microbiology in Telecentru on Academei Street and a shopping center near Stefan cel Mare and Ismail streets. Event:  Media report two large structural fires burning in Chisinau.  Both locations are active scenes with emergency responders present. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Monitor local media for updates. Be aware of your surroundings. ...
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Demonstration Alert-U.S. Embassy Chisinau (March 24-25, 2018)

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following neighborhoods in Chisinau, Moldova: March 24: Stadiums in Chisinau, including at the Megapolis Mall March 25: The Academy of Sciences Ion Creanga University The high school at Gheorghe Asachi on Puskin St. The Circus Event: On March 24, several soccer matches are scheduled ...
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Security Message: Explosion on Mateevici (March 20, 2018)

U.S. Embassy Chisinau has received multiple reports of a possible explosion on Mateevici, near the intersection with Armeneasca.  American citizens are advised to avoid the area. As always, U.S. citizens experiencing an emergency can reach the Consular Section at any time during regular business  hours.  For emergencies outside our regular business hours, please call 022-40-8300 to ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova – January 25, 2018

Location:   Government building on Stefan cel Mare, Chisinau Event:  The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that a demonstration by representatives of the Youth of the Dignity and Truth Platform is scheduled to take place on Thursday, January 25, 2018, at 13:00.  Please expect possible traffic delays and road closures around this time.  Please remember that ...
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Worldwide Caution – December 7, 2017

As part of the Department of State’s continuous efforts to provide U.S. citizens traveling abroad with information about safety and security events, we are updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions, political violence, and criminal activity against U.S. citizens and interests abroad.  This replaces the Worldwide Caution dated September ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in Tiraspol, November 11, 2017

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that a political demonstration is expected to take place in Tiraspol or Bender in the Transnistrian region of Moldova, on Saturday, November 11, at an unknown time. Please remember that even demonstrations and large events intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. Avoid areas of demonstrations, ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations – August 27, 2017

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that demonstrations are scheduled to take place in Chisinau on Sunday, August 27, in front of the Parliament building.  Representatives of the Union of Pensioners will gather in the square of the Opera and Ballet Theater “Maria Biesu” at 10:00. They will start the march at Stefan cel Mare Monument, and ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations – July 20, 2017

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that demonstrations are scheduled to take place in Chisinau today near the Parliament, Supreme Court, and, possibly, other Moldovan government buildings.  Please expect possible traffic delays and road closures around this time. Please remember that even demonstrations and large events intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations – May 6-7, 2017

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations – May 6-7, 2017 The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that a demonstration may take place in Central Chisinau this weekend (May 6-7). The areas affected may include the Parliament building and surrounding area. Various groups plan to demonstrate. Please expect possible traffic delays and road closures around this ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration – May 1, 2017

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that a demonstration may take place in Central Chisinau on Monday, May 1st starting at 10:00 am. The areas affected may include Stefan cel Mare and Grigore Vieru Boulevards. The groups are planning a traditional May 1st march, with one group starting near the circus and another near the ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Extreme Weather Conditions

Due to extreme weather conditions, US citizens in Moldova are advised to stay indoors if at all possible until the treacherous walking and driving conditions have cleared. Power lines are down in many areas and heavy branches continue to fall from trees. Routine American Citizen Services are unavailable at the US Embassy in Chisinau today, April ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration

U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova Security Message for U.S. Citizens:  Demonstration – February 3, 2017 The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that a planned protest is scheduled to take place tonight, February 3, at 18:00 in front of the Stefan Cel Mare monument in downtown Chisinau.   The group will be demonstrating with the stated purpose of ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: EUROPEAN TRAVEL ALERT

The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the heightened risk of terrorist attacks throughout Europe, particularly during the holiday season.  U.S. citizens should exercise caution at holiday festivals, events, and outdoor markets.  This Travel Alert expires on February 20, 2017. Credible information indicates the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or Da’esh), ...
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Demonstrations Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations

The U.S. Embassy would like to remind U.S. citizens of the possibility for demonstrations occurring at various locations in Chisinau to coincide with Moldovan Independence Day celebrations on August 27.  This week there have been social media calls for demonstrations and the Embassy continues to monitor.  The Embassy has no information regarding locations or times ...
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Demonstrations Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations – March 27, 2016

On Sunday, March 27th the Unionists have organized several marches and meetings to commemorate the 98th anniversary of the unification of Bessarabia and Romania.  These meetings and marches will take place throughout the day from 0900-2100.  Meetings will take place on the main square.  A large number of people are expected to participate. The Embassy ...
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Demonstrations Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations – February 14, 2016

On Sunday, February 14th, 2016 the Union of the Veterans of the Afghanistan War will organize a march from 09:30 until 13:00. The participants plan to march in order to celebrate the 27th anniversary of the withdrawal of the Soviet military troops from Afghanistan. The March route: Great National Assembly Square and move to Puşkin ...
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Demonstrations Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations – January 2016

On January 13, 2016, several large protests took place in and around central Chisinau. For the foreseeable future, such protests are expected to take place on a regular basis. The Embassy reminds U.S. citizens that demonstrations and large events intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational.  Avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in ...
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Demonstrations Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations

The Grand National Assembly Council announced that on Sunday, November 29, 2015 at 13:00, large protests will take place in Chisinau, Hincesti, Balti, Soroca, Orhei, Cahul, Ungheni and Causeni.  Protesters and tent cities remain in place on the Main Square, Parliament and in front of the Ministry of Agriculture. The Regional Security Office has no information that ...
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Demonstrations Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations – October 27-31, 2015

Local press and social media are reporting possible protests in the coming days around the vicinity of Grand National Assembly Square, Hotel Codru, Hotel Nobil and the Global Business Center. Protesters and tent cities remain in place on the Main Square, Parliament and in front of the Ministry of Agriculture. In addition, smaller gatherings have ...
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Demonstrations Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations On October 4, 2015

On October 4th at 12:00, “Dignity and Truth” will hold a large protest in the Great National Assembly Square. Additionally, on October 4th at 11:00 “Young Dignity” will hold a protest/march.  The protest/march will begin at Gheorge Asachi High School and end at the Great National Assembly Square. Both groups will protest against the state budget ...
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Demonstration Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration On September 25-27, 2015

On September 25th at 15:00, the pensionaries are planning to protest in front of the Parliament. They will gather at the Great National Assembly Square and march to the Parliament. The march will be led by the police and about 1,000 people are expected to participate in Friday’s protest. On September 26, 2015 from 10:00 ...
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Demonstration Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration On September 16-18, 2015

The Civic Platform “Dignity and Truth” leaders announced the agenda of the events scheduled for the next few days, which includes the protests in front of the State institutions and an automobile march. From September 16, 2015 till September 18. 2015 they are planning to protest near the Residence of the President of Moldova from ...
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Demonstration Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration On September 12-13, 2015

The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau informs U.S. citizens in Moldova that the protest in the Main Square is expected to continue throughout this weekend. Since last weekend, a semi-permanent tent city has been erected at the protest site, and increasing numbers of protest participants are remaining on site.  On Sunday at 12:00, protest leaders have ...
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Demonstration Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration On September 6, 2015

The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau informs U.S. citizens in Moldova that On Sunday, 6 September, at approximately 12:00pm, a protest/march will commence on the main square in downtown Chisinau.  Approximately 40,000 – 50,000 protesters are anticipated to participate.  The organizer of the protest, the civic platform Dignity and Truth, announced the protest via local news ...
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Demonstration Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration On August 6, 2015

The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau informs U.S. citizens in Moldova that the Liberal Reformist Party is planning to protest on Thursday, August 6, 2015 in front of the Court of Appeals, located on 73 Stefan cel Mare Blvd.  According to organizers, the protest will take place between 13:30 and 16:00.  The participants will protest against ...
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Demonstration Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations On July 28, 2015

The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau informs U.S. citizens in Moldova about the following ongoing protests and planned demonstrations: Our Home Moldova Party is protesting non-stop near Vlad Plahotniuc’s residence, located on 41 Bulgara Street.  The Our Home Moldova Party will also protest in front of the National Agency for Energy Regulation (90 Columna Street) and ...
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Demonstration Message for U.S. Citizens: Recurring PSRM Demonstrations

The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau informs U.S. citizens in Moldova that The Socialist Party (PSRM) has declared various protest venues. Potential protest places for the Socialist Party are: In front of the National Agency for Energy Regulation – 90 Columna Str. In front of the National Bank of Moldova – 1 Grigore Vieru Blvd. In front ...
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Demonstration Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations on July 17-18, 2015

The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau informs U.S. citizens in Moldova that Christians from the church “Saint Mother Matroana” organized a religious march on July 17th in Chisinau. The march will start on July 17th at 07:00 on Dacia Blvd. and Valea Crucii str. intersection (city’s gates), move on to Ciocana District, then move on to ...
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Demonstration Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations on June 25-26, 2015

The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau informs U.S. citizens in Moldova that several demonstrations and protest meetings are planned throughout Chisinau on June 25-26, including but not limited to the following: On Thursday, June 25, 2015 a meeting will be organized in front of the General Prosecutor’s Office, and it will be followed by a march. ...
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Demonstration Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in June, 2015

The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau informs U.S. citizens in Moldova that the political movement “Antimafie” is planning to protest in front of the Parliament building, located at 105 Stefan cel Mare Blvd from 09:00-21:00.  The protests are scheduled to begin this week and may recur for the next two months.  Approximately 500 people are expected ...
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Demonstration Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations on June 11, 2015

The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau informs U.S. citizens in Moldova about the following demonstration planned for Thursday, June 11, 2015 in the center of Chisinau. A protest is planned by the “Reality and Truth” NGO from 12:00 to 13:00 in front of the Liberal Democratic Party’s Headquarters, located on 88 Bucuresti Street. About 1,000 people ...
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Demonstration Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations on June 10, 2015

The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau informs U.S. citizens in Moldova about the following demonstration planned for Wednesday, June 10, 2015 in the center of Chisinau: The Renato Usatii Party is planning a national march “for fair elections.”  Participants will gather at the circus at 16:00-17:00 and march in the direction of the main square, where ...
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Demonstration Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations on June 7, 2015

The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau informs U.S. citizens in Moldova that there are three separate demonstrations planned for Sunday, June 7, 2015 in the center of Chisinau. The civic platform “Dignity and Truth” is planning to protest on Sunday, 7 June, on the Main Square at 12:00PM.  More than 20,000 people are expected to participate. ...
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Demonstration Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations on May 23, 2015

The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau informs U.S. citizens in Moldova that several protests, meetings, and demonstrations are planned around Chisinau in the upcoming days.  These include, but are not limited to the following: On Saturday May 23, from 09:00 till 13:00 National Olympic Committee and Sports of the Republic of Moldova organizing Olympic Festival. Olympic ...
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Demonstration Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations on May 21-22, 2015

The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau informs U.S. citizens in Moldova that several protests, meetings, and demonstrations are planned around Chisinau in the upcoming days.  These include, but are not limited to the following: On Thursday, May 21, 2015, 11:00-16:00 a protest will be held on the Main Square.  Approximately 10,000 people are expected to participate. ...
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Demonstration Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations on May 1-3, 2015

The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau informs U.S. citizens in Moldova that multiple demonstrations, meetings, marches, and protests have been planned around the city of Chisinau in conjunction with International Labor Day on Friday, May 1, 2015.  Protests and demonstrations are expected to take place throughout the weekend, culminating with a demonstration on Sunday, May 3 ...
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Demonstration Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations on April 22, 2015

The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau informs U.S. citizens in Moldova about the following demonstrations planned for Wednesday, April 22, 2015: From 09:00 to 12:00, the Socialist Party is planning to organize a meeting in front of the Ministry of Agriculture, located on Stefan cel Mare Blvd #162.  The number of participants is expected to be ...
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Demonstration Message for U.S. Citizens: Multiple Demonstrations on April 7-10, 2015

The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau informs U.S. citizens in Moldova that there are several demonstrations planned for April 7-10, 2015, including: On Tuesday, April 7, 2015, the Liberal Party is planning an all-day event on the Main Square. The number of participants is expected to be 3000 people. On Wednesday, April 8, 2015, the Socialist Party ...
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Demonstration Message for U.S. Citizens: Multiple Demonstrations on April 4-5, 2015

The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau informs U.S. citizens in Moldova that there are numerous demonstrations planned for this upcoming weekend, including but not limited to the following: On April 4th and 5th From 08:00-22:00 the Liberal Democrat Party will host a demonstration to present their party’s platform on the main square in front of City Hall.  The ...
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Demonstration Message for U.S. Citizens: Multiple Demonstrations March 27-29

The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau informs U.S. citizens in Moldova that there are numerous demonstrations planned for this upcoming weekend, including but not limited to the following: On March 27, 2015 From 10:00-12:00 a rally/demonstration will take place on the Europe Square on Stefan cel Mare public garden. The number of participants is expected to be ...
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Demonstration Message for U.S. Citizens: Multiple Demonstrations on March 8, 2015

The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau informs U.S. citizens in Moldova that there are three separate demonstrations planned for Sunday, 8 March 2015 in the center of Chisinau. From 11:00-14:00, a protest/march will take place beginning at the Opera and Ballet Theatre Square.  The protest will march on Stefan cel Mare Blvd. to the Academy of ...
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Demonstration Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in Front of U.S. Embassy February 27, 2015

The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau informs U.S. citizens in Moldova are expected to take place in front of the U.S. Embassy in Chisinau on Strada A. Mateevici from 13:00 to 14:00 today, Friday, 27 February 2015.  The group Moldova’s Choice will be demonstrating with the stated purpose of protesting is to “Stop the World War.” We anticipate ...
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Demonstration Message for U.S. Citizens: Multiple Demonstrations on Sunday, 1 March 2015

The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau informs U.S. citizens in Moldova that there are three separate demonstrations planned for Sunday, 1 March 2015 in the center of Chisinau. 9:00 to 16:00: The Communist Reform Party will be holding a political party meeting/demonstration in front of the Parliament Building. They are demanding the Government of Moldova dissolve ...
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