Stationed in Transnistria, the Russian peacekeepers are there to keep Moldova from rapprochement with the West, " said the commander of NATO forces in the European Union Philip Breedlove, speaking before the Committee for the defense of the U.S. Congress.
"As in Moldova and in other regions Moscow already holds a wide propaganda campaign ", he said in General of Deutsche Welle. Breedlove also said that the conflict Between the Ukrainian government and militias can continue." I don't think anyone of us has the opportunity to be sure that Putin has achieved all its objectives for Ukraine, " explained the commander. Remember, the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic (PMR), about 60% of whose citizens are Russians and Ukrainians sought to secede from Moldova even before the collapse of the USSR. The formation of a sovereign country Transnistria was declared September 2, 1990 according to the results of referenda and gatherings of Residents 1989-1990 years. At present world in the field of support of the peacekeeping force. Tiraspol is seeking international recognition, Moldova offers Transnistrians autonomy from a single country. September 26, Minister of foreign Affairs of Moldova Natalia Gherman from the rostrum of the UN General Assembly said that the Russian Federation must withdraw troops from Transnistria, so they replaced the International civil mission. However, Moscow considers attempts by Moldova and Ukraine extrusion from Transnistria Russian peacekeepers unfriendly actions, undermining the foundations of peacekeeping operations.