It's Hard Being Young in a Country That Doesn't Exist

Photographer Anton Polyakov's latest project documents how young people in Transnistria are struggling to establish some form of youth culture.


Photos from Transnistria, the Country That Doesn't Exist

The United Nations may not formally recognise the country's independence, but 500,000 Transnistrians deserve to be seen.


500 Soldiers Fought Against One AK-47 Wielding Bride in Moldova this Week

The military exercise also included threats such as a band of hooligans armed with sticks and drunk wedding guests engaging in local folk dance.


I Was Arrested for Murder in Transnistria

All I wanted to do was sit in the park and look at the Lenin statues.


So What Exactly Is the Deal with Russia?

Are Putin's clones really about to take over the world?


On the Ground in Transnistria, the Tiny Oppressive State That Wants to Join Russia

Western pundits have described the autonomous region of Moldova as the "next Crimea," but is Russia really about to invade?


The Hangover News

This weekend, someone sent 14 condoms of liquid cocaine to the Vatican.


What the Fuck Is a 'Transnistria' and Why Does Putin Want One?

Let us tell you about "the country that doesn't exist" before the world passes you by.


Are Moldovans Worried About Being the New Ukraine?

I went out on the streets of Chisinau to find out.


The Lost Babes of Transnistria

The women of Transnistria are a total knock out.


Weapons Smuggling And Youth Cults In The Country That Doesn't Exist

Part two of our feature on Transnistria, the meta-nation.


The Country That Doesn't Exist

A whole country that doesn't exist, doing a very good impression of existence.