Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (May 16, 2019)

Location:  Along Strada Bucuresti in downtown Chisinau

Event:  Supporters of LGBTI rights will participate in a Solidarity March on Sunday, May 19, at 12 noon.  Several hundred people will likely participate and police presence will likely be heavy.  Disruptions to traffic should be expected.

Counter-protests are likely to occur.  Individuals may instigate violence.  In the past, isolated physical confrontations have occurred but were limited by police actions to protect and/or evacuate participants.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area of the march
  • Expect traffic delays and road closures
  • Keep a low profile
  • Exercise increased awareness


  • U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

+373 22 40 8300

  • State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444