Transnistria


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Trans·nis·tri·a

 (trăns-nē′strē-ə)
A region of Moldova east of the Dniester River bordering on Ukraine. Following Moldovan independence from the USSR in 1991, Transnistria unilaterally seceded from Moldova, establishing a de facto independent state.
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Translations
Приднестровие
Transnístria
Podněstří
Transnistrien
ĈednestrioTransdnestrioTransnistrio
Transnistria
Transnistria
Transnistria
TransnistrieTransdniestrie
טרנסניסטריה
Pridnjestrovska Moldavska Republika
Dnyeszter-menti Moldáv Köztársaság
Transnistria
Transnistria
沿ドニエストル共和国
트란스니스트리아
Padniestrė
Piedņestras Moldāvu Republika
Trans-Nistrië
Transnistria
Naddniestrze
Transnístria
Transnistria
Podnestersko
Придњестровље
Transnistrien
Придністров'я
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But its location, adjacent to Romania, (one of the two most recent European Union (EU) member states, Ukraine, the Black Sea and the disputed, politically uncertain region of Transnistria (which remains formally part of Moldovan territory, while its government has little authority there), is extremely familiar, and favoured, by counterfeit cigarette producers and traffickers.