Written by Thomas Gassler Thursday, 23 October 2008 13:16"Yes, we are all equal," is Anatolie convinced. He is in a lively discussion with a black man and an Indian, sipping Austrian schnaps. "It doesn't matter what someone looks like, it is important what is in his heart."
Written by Thomas Gassler Monday, 13 October 2008 21:39Woodstock, United States, 1969: 500.000 young Americans celebrate an ever memorable three-day rock festival. And they shout out a message to the whole word: PEACE! It is the time of the Vietnam war, the sexual revolution and the Hippies. "Make love not war", is one of the most powerful slogans of this rock festival with cult status. In October 2008 the spirit of Woodstock came to Vadul lui Voda, Moldova.
Written by Thomas Gassler Wednesday, 08 October 2008 19:57
The latest export rates show that Moldovan wines are on a successful run worldwide. The total export volume nearly doubled from 62 million dollars to 113 million dollars. This recent statistic, released by the Agro-Industrial Agency Mold-Vin, includes wines, sparkling wines and brandies. Interestingly, 90 per cent of the precious Moldovan wines are produced for the foreign market.
Written by Thomas Gassler Sunday, 28 September 2008 11:00Moldova is a country rich of diverse ethnies and cultures. Moldovans, Russians, Ukranians, Bulgarians, Gagauzians and some more minorities live together side by side. The focus of the Asociatia Obşteasca Vatra-Budeşti is cultural plurality.
Written by Thomas Gassler Monday, 22 September 2008 16:50
Tiraspol, the lovely capital of Pridnestrovje, is situated in the south of the unrecognised republic along the river Dniestr. The city was founded by General Suvorov in 1792 after the „Peace and Friendship forever"-treaty following the Russian-Turkish war (1787-1791). Today about 130.000 people, predominantly of Russian origin, live in Tiraspol.
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