Giorgio Comai | 13 February 2019

Meaningful engagement with de facto states and consistent, patient support for constructive approaches as they emerge from the region are the way to go for the EU and other international actors in the coming months

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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