Moldova Remembers Victims Of Stalinism
Published 24 August 2013
The European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Nazism and Stalinism was marked in Chisinau on August 23 with the official unveiling on Railway Station Square of a monument in memory of deportees. It is the first monument honoring the victims of the Soviet totalitarian regime in Moldova.
Valentina Sturza, president of the association of former political prisoners and deportees, lays a wreath.
Chisinau Mayor Dorin Chirtoaca (left to right), sculptor Iurie Plato, and Liberal Party leader Mihai Ghimpu pay their respects.
Chisinau Mayor Dorin Chirtoaca addresses the crowd.
Liberal Party leader MIhai Ghimpu speaks.