Christmas preparations are on the home stretch. Moldovans have stormed the largest market in the capital in order get the last bits and pieces.
After writing their shopping lists, they have tried to buy everything and still save money.
Despite the cold outside, people have bought everything they needed, some being modest with their money and others spending several thousands.
Traders say that sales are really low, although the prices have remained the same.
Christians celebrate Christmas, the old style on January 7th.