The prospects of land grab in Moldova's Russian enclave of Transnistria
, which recently repeated a long-standing request to join Russia, is one of the motives for Romania to be among the staunchest supporters of EU-level sanctions against Moscow.
The Lib Dem peer met the leaders of the breakaway province of Transnistria
and encountered deep concern about the events in Ukraine but approval of Russia's annexation of Crimea.
Efforts for the solution of disputes such as Nagorno-Karabakh, Abkhazia/ South Ossetia and Transnistria
which closely concern our country's security and stability will be also on the agenda of the meeting," Turkey's Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
For long periods in the country which doesn't exist - the breakaway state of Transnistria
is not recognised by the United Nations - Tottenham's defence was also non-existent.
The breakaway territory of Transnistria
is a forgotten corner of central Europe where the hammer and sickle still rule.
In August 1991, Moldova's transition to democracy initially had been impeded by an ineffective Parliament, the lack of a new constitution, a separatist movement led by the Gagauz (Christian Turkic) minority in the south, and unrest in the Transnistria
region on the left bank of the Nistru/Dniester River, where a separatist movement declared a "Transdniester Moldovan Republic" in September 1990.
, a secessionist area of Moldova, Russian "peacekeepers" have kept the local gang of unreconstructed Stalinist smugglers since the early 1990s, and in Abkhazia, another breakaway Georgian territory, it is the same "peacekeepers" and mercenaries who have ethnically cleansed the Georgian majority and de facto annexed the area.
A number of minority religious groups in the separatist region of Transnistria
that is not controlled by the Government continued to be denied registration and were subjected to official harassment.
More than2500Tartan Army members are expected to travel to the match that has been switched from Transnistria
In his turn, the Prime Minister of Moldova told that over 70% of trade operations of Transnistria
had earlier been conducted via Kuchurhan-Pervomaisc border crossing point.
Prior to Bulgaria, the US Secretary's aide was in Moldova, the crisis in Ukraine and in Moldova's region of Transnistria
were the focus of talks with officials.
World leaders will now be taking a crash course on the politics of Transnistria
, a breakaway province of Moldova that is recognised by few spell-checkers or UN member states.