Transnistria

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Transnistria:

see Trans-Dniester RegionTrans-Dniester Region
or Transnistria,
region (2004 preliminary pop. 555,000), E Moldova, between the Dniester River and the Ukrainian border. A narrow territory some 120 mi (195 km) long but barely 20 mi (32 km) across at its widest, the Trans-Dniester Region has a
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24) Andrew Rettman, "EU diplomat optimistic on Transniestria and Ukraine", euobserver.
If Kosovo fails to remain a multi-ethnic entity, it could also have an impact on stability and security in the West Balkans, Southeast Europe, and beyond (for example, Transniestria, Abkhazia, and South Ossetia).
On the other hand, Slovakia and Romania (concerned about an independent Kosovo becoming a model for Transniestria secession) would prefer "autonomy" for Kosovo.