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· April, 2009

Stories about Moldova from April, 2009

Moldova: If Voronin Had A Twitter

If Vladimir Voronin, Moldova's president, had a Twitter account… – by Cezar Maroti: “[…] Change Moldova @Voronin I'm glad u read my tweet. Why don't you see that people don't...

Moldova: “Making Sense of Recent Events”

Below is a follow-up to the three earlier GV posts on the blog coverage of the protests and rioting in Chisinau, Moldova, that followed the April 5 election.

Moldova: More on Twitter

More on Twitter and last week's events in Moldova – at Ethan Zuckerman's My Heart's in Accra and Evgeny Morozov's Net Effect.

Moldova: More on Social Media Aspect of Protests

Ethan Zuckerman writes about the social media and other aspects of the protests in Moldova: “I posted the following to Twitter: ‘NYTimes argues Twitter leads to Moldova riots. Moldovan gov’t...

Moldova: “A ‘Romanian’ Flavor”

MoldovAnn posts an update on Moldova, including notes on “a ‘Romanian’ flavor to the demonstrations” – and this on reports “that internet was cut off”: “Sasha said that external internet...

Moldova: Twitter Becomes “Collection of Spam”

Scraps of Moscow quotes Nicu Popescu, who writes: “If during the first day Twitter had live news from the main square, today Twitter has become a collection of spam.” Reviews...

Moldova: Two More Reports from Chisinau

Two more installments from Chisinau guest-blogger Dorina – at Kosmopolito, here and here. Among other things, she mentions inaccessibility of certain sites in Moldova, including Facebook earlier today.

Moldova: “Twitter is Blocked”

Mihai Moscovici reports that “Twitter is blocked in Moldova.”

Moldova: Overview of Blog Coverage of the Protests

For all the attention given to the impact of social media on the protests in Moldova in the past few days, there were people both in and outside Moldova who...

Moldova: More on Twitter's Impact on the Protests

Day 3 of the post-election protests in Moldova's capital turned out to be comparatively quiet. Discussion of the role of social media in organization and coverage of the events in...

Moldova: “Grape Revolution” / “Twitter Revolution”

Peaceful protests that took place in Moldova's capital Chisinau on Monday, following the victory of the ruling Communist Party in the April 5 election, turned violent on Tuesday, as protesters...

Moldova: “Chisinau Burning”?

Lyndon of Scraps of Moscow reviews recent blog, Twitter and media coverage of the situation in Moldova.

Moldova: Twitter Updates

Twitter updates on the situation in Moldova (via Tweetscoop): #Moldova, #Chisinau, #pman. According to Mihai Moscovici, the latter “is the acronym for Piata Marii Adunari Nationale, name of the central...

Moldova: “Election Fever”

Belatedly, a link to a pre-election post from Moldova – at Moldovarious.

Moldova: Post-Election Protests

Cezar Maroti links to an iReport post on the post-election protests in Moldova and writes on Twitter: “Large protest organized via Twitter, Y! messenger, Facebook. 15.000 young people protested in...

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