June 24, 2011

Transdniestria: the country that did not come in from the cold - FT.com

Neither country nor province: communist symbols on display in Transdniestria
Drive two hours east out of Chisinau, Moldova’s capital, through an uninspiring landscape of undulating hillocks and tumbledown villages, and you come to a border crossing decorated with the arms of the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic, still topped with a red star.