May 5, 2014
Moldova’s government says it has placed the landlocked country’s borders on alert amid unrest in neighboring Ukraine.
Top Moldovan leaders announced the move Monday in a joint statement
after Ukrainian forces deployed an elite unit to the Ukrainian port of
President Nicolae Timofti, Prime Minister Iurie Leanca and Parliament
speaker Igor Coreman said in the statement that security forces were
ordered “to take all necessary actions to ensure public order inside the