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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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Shevchenko University branches in the Transnistrian cities of Tiraspol and Ribnita have participated in 16 webinars, along with participants from other areas of Moldova and the world.
Promo-Lex, 2009, "Electoral Process Monitoring in the Transnistrian Region of Republic of Moldova Parliamentary Elections 2009 Period of Monitoring, April 3-22, 2009", http://www.
The Russian 14th Army intervened to stem widespread violence and support the Transnistrian regime.
Consider also Felicia (Sleigman) Carmelly writing as a survivor of the little-known Transnistrian slaughter, combining in her work scholarship, family memoir, and memorial, or Anette Kahn, whose father was executed by Klaus Barbie when she was two years old.
Russian forces also remain in the Transnistrian region of Moldova, some as peacekeepers under a 1992 ceasefire agreement, and others as guards at a large storage depot, where significant amounts of Soviet-era light arms munitions remain.
According to the most recent estimates from the Jewish cultural center in Chisinau, the Jewish community has approximately 24,000 members, including 15,000 in Chisinau; 2,500 in Balti and surrounding areas; 1,600 in Tiraspol, the capital of Transnistria; 1,000 in Bender, a right-bank town occupied by Transnistrian authorities; and 4,000 in small towns.
The human rights record of the Transnistrian authorities remained poor.
When Voronin realized that Russia was not interested in helping him [to solve the Transnistrian conflict, facilitate Russian access to Moldovan goods, etc.
The UK and other EU countries imposed a visa ban on some of the Transnistrian leadership last year.
Although Assistant Secretary of State Adolf Berle corroborated the offer of Romania's Iron Guard to "sell" 70,000 Transnistrian Jews, Wise initially called the scheme a hoax.
In Romania, the nationalist Romanie Mare (Greater Romania) party keeps expansionist hopes alive; in Moldova, the Transnistrian population may seek to split off permanently.
The separatist republics consistently annulled all reformist legislation coming from Chisinau, and 1991-92 witnessed serious outbreaks of violence between Moldovan forces and the nascent armed forces of the 'Gagauz Republic' (located in five counties in southern Moldova) and the 'Moldovan Transnistrian Republic' (located on the eastern bank of the Dnestr river).