Two radio antennas in Moldova’s separatist Transnistrian region have been destroyed in an explosion. The information was announced by the Moscow-backed regime’s “Interior Ministry” on April 26.
Early in the morning of April 26, two explosions took place in the village of Mayak in the Grigoriopol region, after which two radio antennas failed.
No one was injured, the report said.
The information could not be independently verified.
“Creating an excuse”
On April 25, an explosion at the Ministry of State Security in Tiraspol, the largest city in the region, damaged the upper floors of the building.
Moldova’s Office for Reintegration Policy said that, The April 25 incident “created an excuse to escalate the security situation in the Transnistrian region, which is not governed by the constitutional authorities.”
With the main part of Moldova Ukraine Transnistria declared independence in 1990.
In 1992, Moldova and Transnistria fought a short war. Russia forces stopped the war with the intervention of separatists. About a thousand people were killed in the conflict.
Russia currently has about 1,400 troops in Transnistria, which controls a huge Soviet-era weapons depot in the region.
Of the separatist region 20More than 0,000 residents have Russian citizenship.
Explosions in Transnistria from Russia to Ukraine snowIt takes place against the backdrop of the Great Patriotic War. The Russian military considers crossing the Transnistrian border one of the goals of the military operation in Ukraine. To their claim according to“facts of oppression of the Russian-speaking population are also recorded in this region.”
Moldova is wary of the talks’ intention to annex the area.