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Breakaway Moldova region wants to join Russia

19.03.14 @ 08:52

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Moldova's breakaway region of Transnistria wants to join Russia, reports the BBC. Its leadership has asked Russia to draft legislation to absorb the territory into Russia. Moldova's President Nicolae Timofti said the move would "be a step in the wrong direction". The region split in a war in 1991-92.