Our first sight on the whistlestop tour of the region is the impressive 16th century Ottoman fort at Bendery
. Built on a kink of the Dniester River, which roughly divides Moldova and Transnistria, it has borne witness to several battles between Turkish and Russian forces, but finally fell to the imperial Russian military in the early 1800s.
Our first sight on the whistlestop tour of the region is the impressive 16th-century Ottoman fort at Bendery
. Built on a kink of the Dniester River, which roughly divides Moldova and Transnistria, it has borne witness to several battles between Turkish and Russian forces, but finally fell to the Imperial Russian military in the early 1800s.
Outside of the capital, football does what it can to soothe the horrors the past.In the town of Bendery
, just a few kilometres inside the Moldovan border but under Trans-Dniestrian control, a military roadblock manned by khaki-clad soldiers beckons cars to a crawl as they flow in and out of town.
9:36.05; 4x100 relay: Evanston :48.82, Niles North :49.54; 3200: Finnigan (NT) 11:21.20, Fradkin (NT) 11:23.07; 100 high hurdles: Kurowska (MS) :15.59, Okereke (Evn :15.84; 100: Gilling (HP) :12.23, Bendery
(LoyA) :12.49; 100-Meter Race, Wheelchair Division: DiMaria (NiW) :26.49, Yim (GbkS) :59.35; 800: Sullivan (NT) 2:16.03, Braband (NT) 2:17.20; 4x200 relay: Evanston 1:43.85, Niles North 1:44.20, Loyola Acad.
(17.) Jennifer Bendery
, Senate Confirms First-Ever Native American Woman as a Federal Judge, huffington post (May 15, 2014, 10:07 AM), https://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/05/15/ nativeamerican-judge_n_5330273.html?ec_carp=4279952720454742018 [https://perma.cc/2YPF-QQD8]; Donna Owens, Obama's Legacy on Judicial Appointments, by the Numbers, NBC News (Jan.
(1) See Jennifer Bendery
, 'Pro-Life' Pro- Family Groups Are MIA on Family Separations at the Border, HUFFPOST (June 19, 2018), https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/family-separations-border-immigration-pro-life_us_5b2918e6e4b0a4dc9921090c; Ethics Guide--Arguments Against Capital Punishment, BBC, http://www.bbc.co.uk/ethics/capitalpunishment/ against_1.shtml (last visited Oct.
After several border skirmishes between Moldovan police and Transdniestrian paramilitary forces, Moldova invaded and captured the secessionist city of Bendery
. The rebels were near collapse when the 14th Army intervened and drove the Moldovan forces into retreat.
(14.) Jennifer Bendery
, Trump's Homeland Security Chief Not Sure If Norway Is Mostly White, HUFFPOST (Jan.