Description:01 42 54 00 Russian Archives of the XX-th century. The 80s, Perestroika. Moldavia, ethnic fights. Close-up political leader who is interviewed by the television. Atmosphere street with passer-bys, children eat, kind of picnic. Old Russians with long beards discuss among them. View on sort of trench with civilians sitting close. Soldier discusses with woman. Close-up seized weapons. Political meeting in official building, servicemen's presence, and of political leaders. Negotiations. Policemen search lorries, checks, controls. Soldiers carry coffin of a victim. Military funeral. Old woman laments her son.