Moldova: Bessarabian Blues by Mads Nissen

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A portrait engraved on a soldier's tombstone in Tiraspol the capital of Transnistria. Also known as Trans-Dniestr or Transdniestria, Transnistria, located mostly on a strip of land between the Dniester River and the eastern Moldovan border with Ukraine, broke away from Moldova in 1990 and although a de facto independent state, governed by the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic (PMR), is not recognised internationally.