Transnistria, wind of change with the new president?



After 20 years of Igor Smirnov's authoritarian rule in this de factoindependent territory within the internationally recognised borders of Moldova, Yevgeny Shevchuk became the new head of Transnistria. Over 200,000 citizens showed up at elections to vote against Smirnov, who had a falling out with Russia over allegations of financial frauds