Seventy seven years have passed since the Soviet occupation of Bessarabia and Northern Bukovina by the Soviet Red Army during June 28 – July 4, 1940.
On this occasion, the Liberals have laid flowers at the Commemorative Stone in the Great National Assembly Square. Also,the Communists will organize a rally.
"The occupation has left only damages, like mutilation of Romanian language and a Soviet mentality" , said Corina Fusu, former Education Minister.
The Liberal Party Vice-President Veronica Herta was directly affected by the Soviet occupation.
"Back in 1949, July 6th, my grandparents with a one-year-old child were deported. In 1951 my father came back."
"Today, Romania is a big and powerful country, a member of NATO, a member of the European Union, while we're still here, wandering between truth and poverty" , said former Environment Minister Valeriu Munteanu.