In the “old days,” all three were part of the Soviet Union’s power grid, specifically what is now called the IPS or the Единая энергетическая система.
What this effectively means is that all three countries’ energy systems (both natural gas and electricity) are still hooked up together although operated separately. Continue reading Myth #36: Transnistria gets free gas from Russia
I certainly like Pridnestrovie. But maybe I’m crazy. Maybe I’m weird. Maybe I’m a total idiot who doesn’t know what he’s talking about.
Fair enough. Continue reading Myth #50: You’re Not Allowed to Say Anything Good About Transnistria
Let’s call this one partially mythologized.
While it is technically true that Pridnestrovie has money that’s made out of plastic, what they’ve created is actually pretty amazing. Continue reading Myth #19: Transnistria uses plastic coins for money