Category Archives: Moldova

Liberation Monument, Chisinau, Moldova

Chisinau came under Soviet control on June 28, 1940, with the annexation of the previously Romanian-held regions of Bessarabia and Bukovina and the subsequent formation of the Moldavian SSR. On November 10, 1940, the city suffered significant damage from a … Continue reading

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“Eternity” Memorial, Chisinau, Moldova

The largest war memorial in Moldova’s capital city was opened on May 9, 1975. The central monument is composed of five stylized rifles, one representing each year 1941-45, that form a 25-metre-tall pyramid. An eternal flame burns in the centre … Continue reading

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