#AceWorldNews – MOLDOVA – April 16 – The parliament of Transdniestr has urged Russia to recognize the independence of Moldova’s breakaway region, Ekho of Moscow radio said Wednesday.
A delegation of the republic’s MPs is expected to meet with Sergey Naryshkin, the chairman of the Russian lower house of parliament, the State Duma, in Moscow on Thursday.
The lawmakers also asked the UN and the OSCE to recognize the region’s independence, citing the results of a September 2006 referendum in favour of it.
#AceWorldNews – MOLDOVA – March 25 – A drone has been shot down over Transdniestr, Moldova’s breakaway region, the region’s security service has reported on its website.
On March 23, the pilot-less aircraft was photographing and videoing the republic. Transdniestr special services recovered the video record from the drone, the statement says.
According to preliminary information, the unmanned aircraft was launched from Ukraine’s soil by a group of people allegedly linked to Ukraine’s security service, the Interior Ministry’s General Staff or supporters of ultra-nationalist movement Right Sector for an intelligence-gathering operation.
Currently, Transdniestr’s security service is working on the identification of those linked to trespassing the republic’s airspace, its press service said.