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  Moldova. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Moldova’s fertile soil supports wheat, corn, barley, tobacco, sugar beets, soybeans, and sunflowers, as well as extensive fruit orchards, vineyards, and walnut groves.
Moldova imports all of its oil, coal, and natural gas, as well as steel, machinery, and automobiles.
In Aug., 1991, Moldova, which is the Romanian name of the region, was declared an independent republic; Mircea Snegur was elected president, and it reluctantly joined the Russian-dominated Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).
www.bartleby.com /65/mo/Moldova.html   (1001 words)

  Moldova - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 1990, fearing the rise of nationalism in Moldova and the country's expected unification with Romania.
During her first bilateral visit to Moldova, European Commissioner for External Relations and European Neighbourhood Policy, Benita Ferrero-Waldner opened the new Delegation of the European Commission to Moldova on 6 October, to be headed by Cesare De Montis.
Moldova is divided into 32 districts (raion, pl. raioane), 3 municipalities (Chişinău, Bălţi and Tighina), two semi-autonomous regions (Găgăuzia and the breakaway region of Transnistria, whose status is still disputed).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Moldova   (3806 words)

 Moldova (03/07)
Beef and dairy cattle are raised, and beekeeping is widespread.
Moldova continues to be subject to Russian economic pressure.
Moldova's Parliament approved the country's membership in the Commonwealth of Independent States and a CIS charter on economic union in April 1994.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/5357.htm   (4244 words)

 Moldova, Peace Corps, and Moldova Village Life
Moldova is geographically, economically, and culturally stuck fast between East and West.
The capital is, for all intents and purposes, an island in the middle of Moldova.
Certainly, at the state level, changes are occurring that may aid Moldova out of its period of transition: legislation was recently passed (in October of 2000) that may pave the way for large World Bank and IMF loan tranches.
www.ournet.md /~tstevens/moldova.html   (1543 words)

The territory of the Republic of Moldova is inalienable.
The Republic of Moldova pledges to respect the Charter of the United Nations and the treaties to which she is a party, to observe in her relations with other states the unanimously recognized principles and norms of international law.
Moldova's coat of arms consists of a shield divided horizontally into two parts: the upper part is red, and the lower part is blue with a superimposed auroch's head showing between its horns an eight-pointed star.
www.cmseducation.org /wconsts/moldova.html   (10486 words)

 Moldova - The Republic of Moldova   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Moldova broke away from the USSR as an independent nation in 1991 and adopted a constitution in 1994.
Moldova generates a considerable trade deficit: While exporting wine and foodstuffs, Moldova is deficient in natural resources so it has to import oil, coal, steel, machinery and equipment.
Moldova’s GDP is a mere $2.6 million.† It receives assistance from and has a tumultuous relationship with the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.
www.moldovaproject.com /moldova.php   (770 words)

 The Virtual Jewish History Tour: Moldova
In 1979, Moldova had a Jewish population of 80,100, a decade later declined to 65,800, with the majority of Jews residing in Kishinev.
The population continued to grow as tensions with Moldova’s populace mounted, culminating in massacres of Jews in 1903 and 1905 in Kishinev.
Two rabbis serve in Moldova, both based in Chisinau: Chabad Rabbi Zalman Abelsky is Chief Rabbi of Moldova and President of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Moldova.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/vjw/moldova.html   (2974 words)

 Moldova : Country Studies - Federal Research Division, Library of Congress
Moldova : Country Studies - Federal Research Division, Library of Congress
Chapter 2 - Moldova (William E. Crowther and Helen Fedor)
Appendix D. Declaration of Independence of the Republic of Moldova
lcweb2.loc.gov /frd/cs/mdtoc.html   (83 words)

 Moldova travel guide - Wikitravel
Moldova [1] is a land-locked country in Eastern Europe that is surrounded by Romania to the southwest, across the Prut river, and Ukraine to the northeast.
Moldova is a small country of 4.5 million people located between Romania and Ukraine.
Moldova is a multiethnic republic that has suffered from violent ethnic conflict.
wikitravel.org /en/Moldova   (976 words)

 The EU's relations with Moldova - Overview
Moldova’s transition towards a market economy was marked, in comparison to other countries of the former Soviet Union, by a particularly prolonged and deep recession.
Moldova’s economy is characterised by a large agricultural sector (the sector counts for almost one quarter of GDP and 38% of total exports) and is dependent on Russia and Ukraine.
Under the current GSP scheme, Moldova is eligible for additional preferences under the special incentive arrangement for the protection of labour rights and will continue to benefit from this incentive until 31 December 2005.
europa.eu.int /comm/external_relations/moldova/intro/index.htm   (2368 words)

 Moldova   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The regulation on flag of Moldova was adopted on 27 April, 1990.
The current flag of Moldova was established in 1990 and symbolised both the Romanian origin and a wish for reunification (at the time most of non-communist Moldovan politicians wanted to reunite).
The national flag of the Republic of Moldova - the tricolour - is a rectangular panel consisting of three equal, vertical stripes arranged in the following sequence from the pole: dark-blue (azure), yellow and red.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/md.html   (1794 words)

 Political situation in Moldova - Moldova Mea
He is also the secretary-general of the Communist Party in Moldova and he was elected as a president by the communist parliamentary fraction (since several years now, our president is elected by the parliament).
He is a firm believer in the fact that Moldova is a state that can live on its own, that Moldovans are a distinct nation and that the "Moldovan language" exists and that it is distinct from Romanian (when in fact it isn't).
Officially, he postulated that the top priority in Moldova's affairs is to join the EU, but anybody with a clear mind can see that this is just bluff and that the real orientation is towards Russia and Putin (especially since he also thinks that being in the Community of Independent States is also a priority).
www.moldova.net /showthread.php?t=2568   (3426 words)

 GlobaLex - Performing Legal Research: the Moldovan Experience Guide
The economic court has the duty to safeguard the rights and legal interests of natural persons and legal entities during their entrepreneurial activity and other relations of economic nature, as well as for the correct and uniform application of the legislation in the field of the economy.
It is coordinated by the President of the Republic of Moldova in accordance with the parliamentary control.
Moldova State University at Chisinau, State University from Cahul, and the State University at Balti.
www.nyulawglobal.org /globalex/Moldova.htm   (3570 words)

 Travel Advice for Moldova - Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
There are concerns about the safety of some domestic airlines in Moldova in view of their ageing aircraft fleet.
When you are in Moldova, be aware that local laws and penalties, including ones that appear harsh by Australian standards, do apply to you.
If you are travelling to Moldova, whatever the reason and however long you'll be there, we encourage you to register with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
www.smartraveller.gov.au /zw-cgi/view/Advice/Moldova   (1666 words)

 Index of Economic Freedom 2006 - Moldova
One of Europe's poorest nations, the Republic of Moldova has resisted pursuing the types of reforms that have vastly improved the economies of some of its Eastern European neighbors.
Moldova's fiscal burden of government score is 0.1 point better this year.
Moldova has two legal monthly minimum wages: one wage for state employees and another, higher wage for the private sector.
www.heritage.org /research/features/index/country.cfm?id=Moldova   (978 words)

 Moldova : Country Studies - Federal Research Division, Library of Congress
Moldova : Country Studies - Federal Research Division, Library of Congress
Chapter 2 - Moldova (William E. Crowther and Helen Fedor)
Appendix D. Declaration of Independence of the Republic of Moldova
memory.loc.gov /frd/cs/mdtoc.html   (83 words)

 Moldova travel guide
Moldova was badly damaged during World War II.
Moldova is one of the poorest countries of Europe - the GDP per capita is not higher than that of some African countries.
Bordering on Romania and the Ukraine it is close to the Black Sea but is still landlocked.
www.world66.com /europe/moldova   (118 words)

Moldova’s highway infrastructure consists mainly of two-lane roads that often lack markings or signage, are unevenly maintained and seldom have lighting.
Under a December 2005 agreement between Moldova and Ukraine, Ukrainian customs and border officials require Moldovan customs seals on goods exported from Moldova, including Transnistria, and are enforcing this requirement with EU assistance.
The Government of Moldova has indicated that it will not recognize the validity of contracts for the privatization of firms in Transnistria that are concluded without the approval of the appropriate Moldovan authorities.
travel.state.gov /travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_972.html   (2678 words)

 Moldova News
The Georgian Foreign Ministry is concerned by the fact that the authorities of the breakaway republics of South Ossetia and Transdniestria are to hold referenda on their independence.
Moldova intends to set up a national laboratory to certify the quality of alcoholic beverages intended for exports.
Chisinau/Brussels, 17 August 2006 : Moldova has recently turned toward the West, but greater international engagement is needed to resolve the conflict with breakaway Transdniestria if Moldova is to become a...
www.topix.net /world/moldova   (654 words)

 AGEPI / News
The State Agency on Intellectual Property of the Republic of Moldova co-organized the International Conference «Commercialization of the Scientific Results and Technologies in the field of Pharmaceutics and Medical Equipment» which was held on February 24, 2005 at the Academy of Sciences of Moldova.
For inventors of the Republic of Moldova there was a point of honor a participation in exhibitions in the field of the invention, held in Romania.
The Republic of Moldova became the first state to ratify an international treaty, concluded in June 2000 under the auspices of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), to simplify and streamline procedures for obtaining and maintaining a patent details...
www.moldovanpatentoffice.org /english   (2943 words)

 Intercountry Adoption Moldova
Although prospective adoptive parents do not need to travel to Moldova to meet their adoptive child at the time of the acceptance of the match, they must to appear in court in Moldova to finalize the adoption.
It is an opportunity for a Consular officer in Moldova to see the locally generated documentation on each adoption, to review the information with the prospective adopting parents, and to send advance information to the American Embassy in Bucharest, Romania.
If there is a problem with an adoption, the consular officer in Moldova will be able to discuss it with the prospective adopting parents and try to find a solution to the problem BEFORE the prospective adopting parents and their new child travel to Bucharest for the child''s immigrant visa interview.
travel.state.gov /family/adoption/country/country_421.html   (3720 words)

 moldova map and information page
Moldova, an ancient land of castles, was frequently controlled by invading forces throughout its long history, including those from Hungary, Poland, and the Turkish Ottoman Empire.
Still suffering from the impact of the former Communist system, its future now rests on the fertile land, as it's ideally suited for a variety of agricultural industries.
The Moldova maps and information pages are currently being revised, but will be posted soon.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/countrys/europe/md.htm   (365 words)

Moldova is considered the poorest country in Europe.
Moldova - Moldova, officially Republic of Moldova, republic (2005 est.
Moldova: History - History A historic passageway between Asia and S Europe, Moldova was often subject to invasion and...
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 NationMaster - Statistics on Moldova. 2550 facts and figures, stats and information on Moldovan economy, crime, people, ...
Formerly part of Romania, Moldova was incorporated into the Soviet Union at the close of World War II.
In 1992, Moldova was involved in a short-term war with Russia.
But, in fact, the local population from the east region of Moldova was not involved in the war.
www.nationmaster.com /country/md   (299 words)

 USAID Europe and Eurasia: Moldova
The key challenge for achieving economic growth is the fact that Moldova remains one of the poorest countries in the region.
In the mid-1990s, Moldova made considerable progress in democratization and economic development, particularly in reforming the agricultural sector.
On June 28, President of Moldova Vladimir Voronin presented Brock D. Bierman, Senior Advisor for the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Bureau for Europe and Eurasia, with the Medal of Civic Merit...
www.usaid.gov /locations/europe_eurasia/countries/md   (910 words)

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