Written by patrick griesser Friday, 20 January 2012 19:27
After several months of field research on the spot in Transdniestria and Moldova, Moldovarious launches a new book: "The Transdniestrian Issue: geopolitical chess at the crossroad between East and West"
Written by Diana Lefter Saturday, 22 October 2011 12:45
Whether you are a local or a tourist, it is a fact that you will be impressed by the most imposing und largest underground wine cellar of the world – Cricova! So were we, a small family, willing to discover the most famous treasure of the country. The two hours car trip 60 metres underground, along the wine labyrinths and the guide’s exciting stories about the history and development of the cellar brought us the biggest satisfaction.
Written by Thomas Gassler Sunday, 06 March 2011 10:10
Dubăsari, situated at the left bank of the Dniester, has its positive connotation due to the biggest hydroelectric power station far and wide. It was back in Soviet times during the Krushchev era when the Dubasari dam with a huge water reservoir was constructed. Today the Dubassarskaja GES, so the full Russian name, not only provides the PMR but also parts of the Republic of Moldova with electricity.
Written by Thomas Gassler Sunday, 30 January 2011 08:54(PHOTO UPDATE) The City of the Children is the home for 300 needy children. Father Sporschill and his project Concordia found the ideal conditions for their plans in Pirita, a small village in the north of the country.
Written by Diana Victor Dumitru Monday, 13 December 2010 19:30
The breakup of the Soviet Union brought a rebirth of Jewish public life, but also revived an antisemitism that originated in the interwar period, rooted in nationalism. Moldovan Jews found themselves caught in the middle of the struggle between Russian and Moldovan ethnic groups. Because many of Moldova's Jews did not speak Romanian (Moldova's national language), but only Russian, they had to confront a pro-Romanian nationalist part of the population.
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