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Transnistrian Rouble

Tiraspol, Transnistria - A Real Life Communist Breakaway Republic

July 9th 2010
“Let me tell you a Russian joke,” said Madhia, the beautiful Moldovan woman who, for the last few hours, had been acting as our guide in Transnistria. “It is about a man with a fifty-centremetre dick who meets a witch.” As Madhia told the joke, Michael and I listened, all the while coming to terms with the fact that we’d almost finished our day-trip to a genuine breakaway republic. Indee ... read more
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Moldovan Flag Formerly part of Romania, Moldova was incorporated into the Soviet Union at the close of World War II. Although independent from the USSR since 1991, Russian forces have remained on Moldovan territory east of the Dniester River supporting the Slavic ... ... read more
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