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Moldovans Demand Compensation

Moldovans Demand CompensationMoldovans Demand Compensation

Thousands of Moldovan farmers have launched mass protests demanding increases of state subsidies and compensations from the Moldovan government for the loss of the Russian market. The farmers have been barricading roads with their agricultural machinery, Tass was told by Alexandru Slusari, Chairman of the all-republican UniAgroProtect Association of Agricultural Producers. He said the farmers would barricade dozens of motorways of national importance until 11.00 a.m. local time. Around 5,000 farmers, who brought approximately 3,000 pieces of agricultural machinery to the motorways, are taking part in the protest act, Slusari said.