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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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Similarly, they claim that Russia no longer harbors Muscovite martial aspirations, "It's army has withdrawn peacefully from both eastern Europe and the other former Soviet republics, allowing the latter to become independent countries", (23) ignoring the fact that Russia heads the CIS armed forces, that its troops occupy the Transdniestra, and that the Kremlin is ramping up for a major military modernization drive (Rosefielde, 2005).
The JPC also expressed concern about the situation in Moldova split still by the secessionist ambitions of Transdniestra, and where Russian troops remain in large numbers despite promises to leave.
Asked after the Summit about the situation in Transdniestra, Moldova, President Putin gave a mixed response.