As far as I am aware, this is the first time in history that Transnistria has ever appeared on a fictional TV program or movie (in English).
The story of the ghost buses full of fraudulent voters from Transnistria “ruining” the Moldovan elections seems destined to linger on forever…
Instead of me constantly talking about Pridnestrovie, I thought it worthwhile to let all of you see the country.
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.
A good ol’ American dad with his two cornfed boys visited Tiraspol and Bender… and had a wonderful time.