Where is Pridnestrovie?
Transdniestria, also spelled Transnistria, also called Pridnestrovskaia Moldavskaia Republic and Pridnestrovie, separatist enclave in Moldova, located on the east bank of the Dniester River. The separatist enclave of Transdniestria in Moldova.
Do I need a visa for Transnistria?
Transnistria does not require foreign visitors to obtain a visa; they can stay for up to 45 days without a residence permit.
Is Transnistria cheap to visit?
Transnistria is a cheap destination as per European standards, and I’d say that it is a 15% cheaper than Moldova.
Is Transnistria safe to visit?
Due to the situation in Ukraine, the FCDO advise against all travel to Transnistria. There have been a number of explosions in the Transnistria region in late April. Transnistria is outside the control of the Moldovan authorities.
What is Russia doing in Transnistria?
Cargoes of humanitarian aid were sent from Russia in response. The 1992 cease-fire agreement between Moldova and Transnistria established a Russian peace-keeper presence in Transnistria and a 1,200-member Russian military contingent is present in Transnistria.
Which countries recognise Transnistria as a country?
Only the partially recognised states of South Ossetia, Artsakh, and Abkhazia have recognised Transnistria as a sovereign entity after it declared independence from Moldova in 1990 with Tiraspol as its declared capital.
What was the ethnic makeup of Transnistria under Soviet rule?
A substantial number of Poles clustered in northern Transnistria were Ukrainianised during Soviet rule. Bulgarians were the fourth largest ethnic group in Transnistria, albeit much less numerous than the three larger ethnicities.
What is the nationality of Transnistrians?
Most Transnistrians have Moldovan citizenship, but many also have Russian, Romanian, or Ukrainian citizenship. The main ethnic groups are Russians, Moldovans, and Ukrainians.