Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova (February 20, 2019)

Location:  Chisinau and locations across Moldova

Event:  National parliamentary elections are scheduled for Sunday, February 24.  As in the past, large public demonstrations are likely to occur after the elections.   Even peaceful demonstrations can turn dangerous at any time.  Large public gatherings can affect traffic in the city.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the areas of the demonstrations
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests
  • Monitor local media for updates
  • Expect traffic delays and road closures
  • Keep a low profile
  • Review your personal security plans


  • U.S. Embassy Chisinau, Moldova

+373 22 40 8300

  • State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444