Moldova

Curran

1918

  • Eastern Moldova wants to be united with Romania instead of Russia.
  • The treaty of Paris recognizes the joining of Moldova and Romania, but the Soviet Union does not


1990

The Trans-Dniester region of Moldova is formed.


Independence-1991

Moldova declared independence from the Soviet Union on August 27th, 1991. It was officially viewed as independent on March 2nd, 1992 when Moldova joined the U.N.


1992

  • A battle begins between the Trans-Dniester and the central power of Moldova.
  • Russian "Peacekeeping" soldiers are brought in to stop the fighting.

1999 and on

  • (1999) Russian soldiers are withdrawn from Moldova.
  • (2001) Communist leader Vladimir Voronin becomes president with a 50% vote