Emelianenko-Mitrione bout postponed due to American’s illnessSport February 19, 4:06
OSCE unable to identify perpetrators of cyber attacks against it - secretary generalWorld February 19, 4:02
Russian biathletes win gold in relay at 2017 IBU World Championships in AustriaSport February 18, 18:30
Putin signs decree on recognition of documents given to Donbass peopleRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 18, 17:26
Sberbank CEO says no repeat of crisis in the short termBusiness & Economy February 18, 17:24
Judging by certain statements at Munich Conference, "cold war" is still not over — LavrovRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 18, 15:19
Bout’s lawyers will challenge Court of Appeals’ decision in Supreme Court on February 21Russian Politics & Diplomacy February 18, 7:16
Turkish Minister reproaches NATO for not fulfilling obligations on its south-eastern flankWorld February 18, 7:12
Moody's upgrades outlook on Russia’s sovereign rating to stable from negativeBusiness & Economy February 18, 2:37
CHISINAU, September 8. /TASS/. President Nicolae Timofti of Moldova will not resign contrary to the demands issued by participants in the ongoing protests against governmental policies in the center of Chisinau, Ion Paduraru, the chief of the presidential administration staff told Ziarul National newspaper.
"The President's resignation is not public interests or the country's interests," he said. "President Timofti won't resign".
The actions of protest over a banking fraud in the amount of $ 1 billion broke out in Chisinau on Sunday. Their organizer, a new public movement calling itself the Dignity and Truth Civic Platform (Moldovan Acronym DA) speaks in favor of the country's European integration.
Although the incumbent Moldovan government espouses the same objective, the two political forces have largely different views of the process of integration in the EU.
The protesters' demands, which include the resignation of the President, the cabinet of ministers, the heads of law enforcement agencies and the appointment of an early parliamentary election, spin around the disappearance of $ 1 billion from the national banking system.
The latter brought about a sharp depreciation of the national monetary unit, the leu, pushed the inflation rate up and depressed the already constrained living standards.