Instead of me constantly talking about Pridnestrovie, I thought it worthwhile to let all of you see the country.
Pridnestrovie is a peaceful, multicultural society where all the different groups get along and have a generally positive attitude towards one another. That’s the official finding of the United Nations.
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.
Honestly, it mostly makes me laugh (but it also makes me a bit angry) when I read clickbait shit like Russia Perfecting Its Elections Interference Toolkit in Moldova.
The headline sets you up to hear about some really dastardly deeds being perpetrated by Russia, but the jock who wrote this sadly fails to deliver.
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.
The Republic of Moldova is heading towards a pivotal parliamentary elections come the end of February, and so of course, too, are the propaganda outlets busy with their usual brand of scaremongering and made-up horseshit.
This morning, I woke up to see a very interesting Tweet come across my feed: 何でキリル文字？？？ソヴィエト時代に戻ったみたい！裏見たらTiraspolПриднестровьеPridnestrovieつまり沿ドニエストル共和国と日本語で紹介されてる、ロシアしか認めてない未承認国家の名前が！（≧∇≦） pic.twitter.com/5HIUGlo441 — 小林貴虎 (@eternalhigh) July 9, 2018 As you can see, it’s from someone in Japan, in this case, a man named Takatra Kobayashi who is a city councilor in a city named Tsu in Mie Prefecture. Somehow, he…