Category: Transnistria


Tiraspol is the capital and main city of the de facto Republic of Transnistria. Tiraspol, although with modern buildings, seems to have come out of old stock photographs. Between a…

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Fortress of Bender

Fortress of Bender, or Tighina, was built in 1538 by the Turkish architect Sinan immediately after the unification of the Moldavian principality into the territory of the Ottoman Empire.  The…

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Bender also known as Tighina is found de facto in the Republic of Transnistria, in the historical region of Bessarabia. By number of inhabitants, it is the second considering only…

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