Archive - 6/2015


Deputy Prime Minister of the PMR for International Cooperation, Foreign Minister Nina Shtanski said in exclusive comments to IA “Novosti Pridnestrovya” on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Operational Group of Russian Troops in Pridnestrovie.



In connection with news reports in Moldovan media affirming the alleged threats on the part of Pridnestrovie to introduce a visa regime for Moldovan citizens, to restrict the transit of goods, to introduce duty of 100 percent on products of the RM and so on, the Press Service of the MFA of the PMR informs the following.



The solemn ceremony of transferring the costume of Turkish janissaries and the genuine flag of the Ottoman Empire to the fortress museum took place on the territory of the Historical Military and Memorial Complex “Bendery Fortress” today.



Dear Pridnestrovians!

This day marks the twenty-third year of the Bendery tragedy – a mournful date in the history of the city and all of our country.


Today, the Foreign Ministries of friendly countries - the Republic of Abkhazia and South Ossetia - sent to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the PMR notes on the occasion of the 23rd anniversary of the Bendery tragedy.

Abkhazian diplomats expressed sympathy to Pridnestrovians. The note of the Foreign Ministry of Abkhazia reads: “We are sure that this day will remain forever in the memory of the people of Pridnestrovie. We grieve with you”



A meeting with the delegation of the “Crisis Management Initiative” (CMI) was held by Deputy Foreign Minister of the PMR Vitaly Ignatiev. Taking part in the meeting at the MFA of the PMR were Roxana Cristescu, the Head of CMI's Programme in Eastern Europe & Caucasus, as well as Programme Advisers Denis Matveev and Jale Sultanli.

The representatives of the organization described the activities of CMI on the track of the Moldova-Pridnestrovie settlement, and also informed of a number of planned activities.



Today, a meeting between Deputy Foreign Minister of the PMR Igor Shornikov and representatives of the Confederation of Independent Football Associations (ConIFA) was held in the MFA of PMR. The meeting was attended by delegates of the organization Sascha Düerkop and Jens Jockel, Deputy Head of the State Service for Sports of the PMR Vasily Utin, Head of the Mass Sports Department of the State Service for Sports of the PMR Oleg Dubrovin.



Deputy Prime Minister of the PMR for International Cooperation, Minister of Foreign Affairs Nina Shtanski stated that during a special interview given to the “Channel 5”(St. Petersburg) for the programme “Otkrytaya Studia” (Open Studio) dedicated to the situation in Pridnestrovie.


Today Deputy Prime Minister for International Cooperation, Foreign Minister of the PMR Nina Shtanski sent congratulations to Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergei Lavrov on the state holiday - Russia Day.

The Minister emphasized in her congratulatory message that the 12th of June symbolizes the unity and cohesion, the true patriotism and unshakable will of the great Russian people, fully felt in Pridnestrovie.



​The Foreign Minister of Pridnestrovie Nina Shtanski in an interview to the Zvezda TV Channel spoke about the situation in the unrecognized state. According to her, the situation has aggravated drastically.  

 “The Blockade ring is closed, Ukraine has blocked all our import. We are not able to fully carry out our social obligations to the people. Ukraine has also blocked the freedom of movement for Pridnestrovian citizens with Russian passports,” Shtanski said.