Veterans of the RM independence war make the gratefulness way on 2 March
The gratefulness way will be done on 2 March, the day when the armed conflict on Dniestre began, the veterans of those events, bowing their fronts to their colleagues monuments, who died for country’s independence. According to Union of Independence War Veterans of Moldova, in the morning, after the requiem, taking place traditionally, on the Square of Marii Adunari Nationale and held by both churches, the combatants will put flowers at the monument of the king Stefan cel Mare, symbol of national proud and courage. Later, the participants at the event will make the traditional March of commemoration of heroes for independence and country’s territorial integrity on the itinerary: Piata Marii Adunari Nationale – avenue Stefan cel Mare si Sfant – street Ismail –Memorial Compound. After the action at the memorial, the combatants will mourn the memory of heroes and buried at the Central Cemetery of the street Armeneasca - Gheorghe Casu, Ghenadie Iacubovschi, Serghei Zudin, Mihai Boţ, Andrei Izbas, dead on Dniestre at a age when you fall in love, children are born, a friendship is made. The events foreseen for 2 March are authorised by the mayoralty of municipality of Chisinau. On 2 March 1992, Moldova becomes member of UN and in the same day troops of the Transnistrian guard and Chasak groups attack police station of Dubasari. On 21 Jine 1992, Russia’s president, Boris Eltin menaces with military interventions if the fights on Dniestre do not stop. In 2002, the chairman of Russian government then, Ghenadi Selezniov recognise that Russia provoked the “conflict”, "to impede Besarabia unification with Romania". According to experts, military support given by Russia to separatist regime of Tiraspol is showed in official documents. Since 1992 till 1996, of the military unit of the separatist region 150 fight units were transferred to separatist army, as well as over 3.000 tons of military patrimony. Ex-prisoner of separatist authorities, Ilie Ilascu, said the war of 1992 was not a conflict between the both banks of Dniestre, but it was Russia’s aggression. Separatists’ group and Russia are guilty of starting the war, Ilascu noted. The war lasted about 6 months, since March till October, when Russian, Ukraine, Romania and RM created “quadripartite mechanism” , to solve the conflict, from which Romania was excluded later. Peace troops created of Russian, Ukrainian and Moldovan solders, were installed along the river to impede the belligerent parts to fight. For 14 years already, since the armed confrontations ceased there are negotiations and put efforts at international level, but the conflict is still unsolved, and human and material losses are not estimated till today. General Anton Gamurari, participated in fights, said that for 14 years Moldova’s territory was not united, and a part of nation’s men are far from country’s borders to earn their lives. Many of them who fight and risked their lives for the country, were driven away by ministries as enemies of the state. Men of Cocieri, Corjova, Molovata, Lunga, Cosnita and Parata, Varnita fight together with Moldovan policemen, having the right to the same gratefulness. In the war for independence and integrity of Moldova on behalf of constitutional forces there participated 28,000 combatants, the majority of them is policemen.