split from Moldova amid fears that rising nationalism would lead to discrimination against Russian-speakers and that unification with Romania was on the cards.
is Europe's Terra Incognita, a Russian enclave 800 kilometres west of Mother Russia with its own currency, stamps, parliament and armed forces.
The population of the Moldovan region of Transnistria
is approximately 40% Romanian/Moldovan, 28% Ukrainian, and 23% Russian.
specializes in the traffic of weapons, South Ossetia on drugs, cigarettes and weapons; Abkhazia alone has anything resembling a local economy, mostly based on Russian tourism.
Authorities in Transnistria
used registration requirements and other legal mechanisms to restrict the religious freedom of some religious groups.
follows Crimea in the great bear's embrace, will Putin encourage South Ossetia and Abkhazia, two regions that broke away from Georgia with Russian support, to join his club?
In addition to Ukraine, the intergovernmental organization focused on protracted conflicts in Georgia, Nagorno-Karabakh and Transnistria
Armed conflicts in the OSCE area, such as the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, conflicts in Georgia, Ukraine and Transnistria
, have caused much suffering, displacement and destruction.
Leeb also produces virtual reality and 360-degree content about remoteregions, including Transnistria
in Moldova and the Nuba Mountains inSudan.
Leeb also produces virtual reality and 360-degree content about remote regions, including Transnistria
in Moldova, and the Nuba Mountains in Sudan.
The Russian-supported separatist enclave of Transnistria
has threatened Moldova's stability since the country's independence in 1992, and Transnistrian and Russian forces in the region pose serious security risks.
Derived from a workshop of the same name, held in June 2016 in Giessen, Germany, the 11 essays in this volume consider ofrozen conflicts,o fighting between or within states (including tensions between governments or groups during a non-violent phase of a conflict), in multicultural societies in Eastern and South-Eastern Europe, namely the former Yugoslavia, Transnistria
, South Ossetia, Abkhazia, Nagorno-Karabakh, Crimea, and Donbas, including the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, to formulate security measures that would offer peaceful solutions to them.