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  Moldova / Russian London
Two-thirds of Moldovans are of Romanian descent, the languages are virtually identical and the two countries share a common cultural heritage.
While the Moldovan constitution guarantees freedom of the press, the penal code and press laws prohibit defamation and insulting the state.
Moldovan editions of Russian titles are among the most-popular Russian-language publications.
www.russianlondon.com /list/moldova   (608 words)

Initially, there was a movement to reunite with Romania, but a referendum saw a majority of the inhabitants in favour of independence.
The unicameral Moldovan parliament, the Parlamentul, has 101 seats, and its members are elected by popular vote every 4 years.
The largest party in the parliament is currently the Partidul Comuniştilor din Moldova (PCM), or Moldovan Communist Party, which also supplies the current president.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/re/Republic_of_Moldova.html   (740 words)

 directopedia : Directory : Regional : Europe : Moldova
In the summer of 2004, Transnistrian authorities forcibly closed six Moldovan schools from Tiraspol, Tighina/Bender, and Rîbniţa that used the Romanian language in the Latin alphabet.
The Moldovan flag is similar to the flag of Romania, with the same color, but with the addition of a coat of arms, expressing the link between the same nation.
The Soviet official policy also stated that Romanian and Moldovan were two different languages and Moldovan was written with a special Cyrillic alphabet derived from the Russian alphabet, as opposed to Romanian, which was written with its own version of Latin alphabet.
www.directopedia.org /directory/Regional-Europe/Moldova.shtml   (3419 words)

 Republic of Moldova information - Search.com
The Soviet official policy also stated that Romanian and Moldovan were two different languages and Moldovan was written in Cyrillic alphabet, as opposed to Romanian, which was written in Latin alphabet.
In the address to the Romanian parliament, in February 1991, Mircea Snegur, the Moldovan president talked about a common identity of the Moldovan and Romanians, referring to the "Romanians of both sides of the Prut River" and "Sacred Romanian lands occupied by the Soviets".
Nonetheless, Moldovans are generally aware when they are using a word of Slavic origin not found in common Romanian, and are capable of choosing whether or not to use these words in a particular context.
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 Category:Lists of people by nationality   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
There are 27 subcategories to this category shown below (more may be shown on subsequent pages).
Pages in category "Lists of people by nationality"
List of people by Association of Southeast Asian Nations state
en.encyclopediahome.com /wiki/Category:Lists_of_people_by_nationality   (108 words)

 Moldova Information Center - moldova adoption
The census includes at least some Moldovans who had been living abroad over one year at the time of the census.
Some enumerators apparently encouraged respondents to declare that they were "Moldovan" rather than "Romanian", and even within a single family there may have been confusion about these terms.
With respect to these matters, especially the latter, the expert group recommended that the Moldovan National Bureau of Statistics carry out an evaluation study, offered their assistance in doing so, and indicated their intention of further studying the matter themselves.
www.scipeeps.com /Sci-Official_Languages_M_-_O/Moldova.html   (1751 words)

 Moldovan Refugees, Sports, Underwater Hockey - Johnson's Russia List 6-16-03
Because the Moldovans are a dynamic and fascinating people, united by a sincere and heartfelt desire to get the hell out of Moldova.
At least this appears to be true of the 12 women who joined together last year to form the Moldovan national women's underwater hockey team.
Unlike the Moldovan men's team, which at least got into the pool, the entire women's team skipped the opening ceremony and applied directly for refugee status.
www.cdi.org /russia/johnson/7223-8.cfm   (810 words)

 Moldova Azi
The Romanian Ministry of Education, Research and Youth made public the list of Moldovans admitted to studies in Romania.
A number of 522 Moldovan students that finished the ninth grade in Moldova and the eighth grade in Romania will be admitted to studies and receive awards.
The Moldovan young people that have been admitted to studies in Romania will be issued with visas under a preferential regime.
www.azi.md /news?ID=46089   (328 words)

These territorial and administrative changes over such short periods of time are simply a reflection of the current main policy of the ruling party or coalition (therefore, the ruling Communist Party, which favors the old-style Soviet districts, reinstated them two years after they got to power in 2001).
Estimates say that between 600,000 and a million Moldovans are currently out of the country seeking work (migratie.md), while one third of those who remain state that they would leave if they had a chance.
Another serious issue is prostitution and trafficking of women, being estimated that more than 10,000 Moldovan women seek jobs as prostitutes.
creekin.net /n123-moldova.html   (1177 words)

 Moldova   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Main article: Politics of Moldova The unicameral Moldovan parliament, or Parlament, has 101 seats, and its members are elected by popular vote every 4 years.
The part of Moldova east of the Dniestr River, Transnistria - which is more heavily industrialized and is populated by a larger proportion of ethnic Russians and Ukrainians - claimed independence in 1992, fearing Moldovan unification with Romania.
As many as a million Moldovans are currently out of the country seeking work (mostly in Russia), while one third of those who remain state that they would leave if they had a chance.
moldova.iqnaut.net   (1244 words)

At the conference, Sourlas was awarded an honorary doctorate from the Moldovan Academy of Sciences, in the presence of the country's political and intellectual leaders.
At the ceremony linking the two cities, Milies Mayor Apostolos Arethas proposed to his Moldovan counterpart that the next conference be held at the Friendly Society's house in Milies.
A typical sight in the small Moldovan villages is of farm animals, cows, ducks and chickens, which amble along the main road, sure that they will come to no harm.
maillists.uci.edu /mailman/public/mgsa-l/2006-July/007116.html   (944 words)

 Moldova - Gurupedia
As many as a million Moldovans are currently out of the country seeking work, while one third of those who remain state that they would leave if they had a chance.
Transnistria - which is more heavily industrialized and is populated by a larger proportion of ethnic Russians and Ukrainians - claimed independence in 1992, fearing Moldovan unification with
The majority of the Moldovans, about 65%, is of Romanian descent, and speaks
www.gurupedia.com /m/mo/moldova.htm   (876 words)

 WHKMLA : History of Moldova, ToC
In 1918, Romania annexed Bessarabia; within the Soviet Union, on the right bank of the Dnjestr, a tiny Moldovan ASSR was founded in 1924, autonomous within Ukraine until 1990.
In 1939 the USSR annexed Bessarabia, and the Moldovan ASSR reached her present size.
List of Ratifications of International Labour Conventions by Moldova, from ILO, 28 docs.
www.zum.de /whkmla/region/balkans/xmoldova.html   (449 words)

 Republic of Moldova - Wikipedia Mirror   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
After the Soviet Union occupied the region of Bessarabia during World War II, the Soviets began a campaign to create an Moldovan ethnic identity different from the one of the Romanians, who were said to be "capitalist oppressors".
As a response to the security threat, Moldovan authorities denied entry to the Republic of Moldova for the members of the CIS-EMO CIS: Monitoring The Election Monitors.
Most linguists consider standard Moldovan to be identical to standard Romanian, an Eastern Romance language, although one Moldovan linguistStati, V.N. Dicţionar moldovenesc-românesc.
wiki-mirror.be /index.php/Republic_of_Moldova   (3495 words)

 Top20Moldova.com - Your Top20 Guide to Moldova!
The part of Moldova east of the Dniestr River, Transnistria—which is more heavily industrialized and is populated by a larger proportion of ethnic Russians and Ukrainians—claimed independence in 1991, fearing Moldovan unification with Romania.
The Transnistrian regime has enforced Russification, the denationalization of ethnic Ukrainians and the discrimination against Moldavians (the attacks of Transdnestrian police against the Moldavian schools from Tiraspol, Tighina (Bender), and Rîbniţa in 2004).
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 Richland 'bombers' have peace in mind these days   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Stopping smugglers of radioactive materials is high on the list for the Moldovans.
The Moldovans had been instructed where such therapeutic isotopes might legitimately be located within the body and discerned that Hensley was a smuggler.
A young woman hauling what appeared to be packages of fertilizer in a truck had no documents, but claimed her cousin was on his way to bring the papers.
seattlepi.nwsource.com /local/gard021.shtml   (1333 words)

 ESPN.com - Page2 - Hidden treasures: All-underrated list
With multiple 24-hour sports channels, with 24/7 sports radio stations in every city as large as Mayberry, with the Internet and chat rooms and cable TV, it's next to impossible for anything to be underrated anymore.
We spent an entire week earlier this summer listing everything we thought was overrated -- from current athletes to all-time legends to folks in music and movies.
McGinnis spent a season in an Italian village of 5,000 after its soccer team made the improbable leap to the second tier of professional soccer and he rewards us with an amazing tale of Mafiosos, drugs, love, scandal, death and the glory of sport.
espn.go.com /page2/s/caple/030804.html   (1105 words)

 History / Moldova
Studies in Moldovan : The History, Culture, Language and Contemporary Politics of the People of Moldova (East European Monographs, No 454)
The Moldovans : Romania, Russia, and the Politics of Culture (Studies of Nationalities)
Executive Report on Strategies in Moldova, 2000 edition (Strategic Planning Series)
www.stavar.i.se /bookstore/History_Mol.html   (111 words)

 Amazon.com: Playing the Moldovans at Tennis: Books: Tony Hawks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Since the loser of the bet strips naked and sings the Moldovan national anthem in public, he doesn't dare lose, but the incredibly different customs of Moldova are against him from Day One.
I was given this book by a Moldovan friend who was impressed with the accuracy that Hawks portrayed her native country.
While he recognizes that the source of his optimism stems from all the opportunities he was provided where he was born, the contrast with the dour Moldovans provides for lots of cross cultural tension.
www.amazon.com /Playing-Moldovans-Tennis-Tony-Hawks/dp/0312305184   (2032 words)

 Cruise in front of Forbes' Celebrity Power List
Tom Cruise is the world's No. 1 star, which ranks famous folks based on earnings and buzz, according to Forbes' annual "Celebrity 100 Power List".
It's increasingly important how they are perceived both in industry circles and commercial circles, and this list represents who has cachet in both arenas", said editor Lea Goldman, quoted by CBS Broadcasting Inc.
As CBS Broadcasting Incnotes, rapper 50 Cent never made Forbes' list before but this year he captured eighth place.
social.moldova.org /stiri/eng/13162   (510 words)

 List of Moldovans - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of famous people from the Republic of Moldova.
This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it.
This page was last modified 08:09, 28 November 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Moldovans   (106 words)

 Topica Email List Directory
Assuming they continue to work diligently on their to-do lists between now and then, the admission of five of them seems no longer to be controversial: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia and Slovenia.
The demonstration, led by the opposition nationalists, was the latest in a series aimed at ousting a government the protesters say is trying to drag the ex-Soviet state back into the sphere of its imperial master, Russia.
More than 50,000 Moldovans had massed in Chisinau on Sunday and erected tents on the capital's central square, launching round-the-clock rallies against the Communists in the country of four million wedged between Ukraine and Romania.
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 MiamiHerald.com | 06/15/2003 | Seeking refuge in sport   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Nevertheless many travelers enjoy their visits and some of them even would like to stay in the country for their whole life.''
CLUE: In 2000, Moldova sent a team to the men's underwater hockey world championships in Australia; some members of that team reportedly did not know how to put their fins on.
I believe underwater hockey would make a very exciting Olympic sport, for both players and spectators, with the addition of one key element.
www.miami.com /mld/miamiherald/living/columnists/dave_barry/6095458.htm   (744 words)

 BBC NEWS | Have Your Say | Talking Point Special: Prince Hassan bin Talal
Well I'd like to remind you that Christianity is very much a part of the East - Arab and Muslim are not uniquely synonymous, Arab and Christianity was born in Bethlehem just up the road.
Ossetians against Georgians, both Christians, [indistinct words] and the most clear example of Christian Muslim friction was in Lebanon where savage battles raged between Muslims, Christians and Jew and Druze, all of whom knew each other sufficiently well.
So I would just like - I mean the list continues Moldovans versus Russians, Hungarians versus Romanians, Macedonians versus Greeks - these are all Christians and I haven't yet touched on Rwanda and Sierra Leone.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/talking_point/3090224.stm   (5747 words)

 CVCO - Overbooked: Summer Reading 2001
LJ A debut work of major importance, this novel retells the history of 20th-century Germany through the experiences of three ordinary Germans before, during and after World War II.
When Sunny returns to New Hampshire after the accidental death of her mother, she begins to think she wasn't as beleaguered as she had felt she was; that her mother's life was richer than anyone suspected; and that maybe the familiar-looking man at the funeral is the half-brother she doesn't know she needs.
Join the Overbooked List - A rather quiet list for readers to share recent reads, keep up to date with details about new books, discuss favorite authors/titles, etc.
freenet.vcu.edu /education/literature/booklists/summer/summer01.html   (4789 words)

 LINGUIST List 13.1739: General Ling: McWhorter (2001) Power of Babel
As a native speaker of German, too, I would say it is arguable whether German could not do without Sex-Appeal and Slip (panties; p.
I seem to recall newspaper articles earlier this year reporting on Moldovans protesting for their right to education precisely in Romanian, not Moldovan (cf.
Her research interests include language contact including pidgins and creoles, sociolinguistics and applied sociolinguistics including language planning.
www.linguistlist.org /issues/13/13-1739.html   (1703 words)

 [aaus-list] [EurasiaHealth] New HIV/AIDS Stories on World Bank's ECA Web site (fwd)
- Signs of Hope for AIDS Patients in Moldova: A ground-breaking program launched in 2003 is helping Moldovans live with AIDS and slow the spread of the disease.
Prevention activities include needle exchange programs in three prisons, addressing the needs of commercial sex workers, education geared towards youth, and providing home-based care.
As always, keep an eye out for new World Bank reports available for download on our publications page http://www.worldbank.org/eca/publications.
www.brama.com /pipermail/aaus-list/2005-December/000584.html   (264 words)

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Because a few people have already contacted me off list regarding further reading on Karamanlides and Karamanlidika, I have decided to post my reply to MGSA-L for the benefit of the general readership.
An excellent treatise on the subject is by Richard Clogg in _Ottoman Greeks in the age of nationalism : politics, economy, and society in the nineteenth century_ edited by Dimitri Gondicas and Charles Philip Issawi (Darwin Press, Princeton 1999 -- ISBN: 0878500960).
It was horrific." The Moldovans, though, do not get the gold medal for the most boozed-up partners in Olympic Town.
maillists.uci.edu /mailman/public/mgsa-l/2004-July.txt   (16225 words)

 CVCO - Overbooked: Travel Tales Booklist
A list of books, many of which received at least one starred review (indicating a work of unusual merit) from the following review sources: Booklist (BL), Publisher's Weekly (PW), Kirkus, and Library Journal (LJ).
Additional titles of interest may be included on this list.
Annotations are from Advance, the Ingram Book Magazine, unless noted.
freenet.vcu.edu /education/literature/booklists/traveltales.html   (8994 words)

 Teach in Moldova: Teach Abroad Programs, Moldovan International Teaching Jobs Abroad   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Teach in Moldova: Teach Abroad Programs, Moldovan International Teaching Jobs Abroad
Moldovans are increasingly aware of the importance of English to help them to trade with the West.
This is apparent with the growth in the number of language schools around Chisinau.
www.teachabroad.com /listings.cfm/countryID/169   (102 words)

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