Written by Thomas Gassler Monday, 25 October 2010 22:23Chişinău or Kishinev in Russian, with its 700.000 inhabitants, is situated in the heart of the country. Founded in 1436, it has developed to a modern and prosperous city of international dimensions.
Written by Thomas Gassler Sunday, 26 September 2010 06:19
Gagauz Yeri, a dreamy region in the south of Moldova, is embedded in smooth and velvety vineyards. The streets are lined with thousands of roses. Deep wrinkles in the faces of the elders are traces of a hard life in the fields of the autonomous province.
Written by Thomas Gassler Monday, 06 September 2010 21:26In the constitutional referendum of 5 September the Moldovans voters had it in their own hands. With their vote for a direct election of the president they could have abruptly finished an apparently never-ending story without an officially elected president in the Republic of Moldova since April 2009.
Written by Patrick Griesser; Photos: Diana Lefter Wednesday, 14 July 2010 18:48
The sun is shining, traditional Moldovan music is in the air, the pavement is full with hulls of sunflower seeds, people are standing in front of a Mercedes Sprinter. At first sight this seems to be a scene out of the daily life in the Republic of Moldova, but the setting is more than 1500 km away from Chisinau in Berlin, the capital of Germany.
Written by Thomas Gassler Tuesday, 15 June 2010 20:29
In a 250 kilometre-long underground labyrinth, the biggest treasure of Moldova is kept. More than 2 million bottles of delicious Moldovan wine are stored in perfect climatic conditions in the largest "wine city" of Europe. This means world record and even found entry in the Guiness Book.
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