Moldovans are expected on Friday morning, at 10:00 a.m. in the Great National Assembly Plaza, for a full-scale meeting against the Communist system. The youngsters have been summoned to the meeting via electronic messages posed on blogs, Twitter, Facebook and other social networking sites. Messages said that protesters should bear flowers in their hands, so that any violent intervention against them would not be justified.
Update 5: 13:50 Rodica Mahu, editor in chief of the Moldovan Daily Jurnalul de Chisinau, was released after being picked up from the street by force. The reason invoked by the policemen who arrested her was "to collect information for the attack on the Government's building". Rodica Mahu was kidnapped on Friday morning.
UPDATE 4: 11:00 a.m.: Moldova Interior Ministry denies the information published by Kommersant about Russian aid consisting in ammunition
UPDATE 3: Unimedia.info announces that the Moldovan Internet provider Moldtelecom seems to have blocked the access of several news websites, including jurnaltv.md, hotnews.md, protv.md, facebook.com, odnoklassniki.ru, twitter.com.
UPDATE 2: 10:12 a.m.: Prime Minister Zinaida Grecianii warns that the protest organizers plan "to use children once again on Saturday and Sunday, in order to devastate the Government's building. If this happens, the death of protesters will be hard to avoid".
UPDATE 9.08 a.m: Russia sent "an imposing parade of special ammunition designed to break down the protests", Kommersant reads, mentioning the „Ceremuha” grenades and other special substances. (Unimedia)