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The arch and the parliament building  

The arch and the parliament building

Chisinau, Moldova - A Quick Visit to this Forgotten Outpost of Europe

July 8th 2010
The Romanian Airlines flight from Bucharest to Chisinau only took one hour, bringing us into the capital of Moldova in relative darkness. As Michael and I sat in the car bumping along the uneven road we couldn’t help but notice the distinct lack of street lighting. “Is Moldova the poorest country in Europe?” He nodded. The Hotel Cosmos had seen better days. It was an ugly grey tower ... 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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