Giorgio Comai | 1 December 2016

Presidential elections in Transnistria are scheduled for 11 December 2016. With substantial overlapping in the programmes of the two main contenders, the decisive factor are pro-Russian credentials

Transnistria - Marco Pighin

The Dniester River crosses Moldova from north to south, dividing the country into two different states: Moldova on the west and Transnistria on the east. Currently recognized by Russia but no other international body, Transnistria declared its independence in 1992 after a short and bloody war. Photos by Marco Pighin.

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