Colorful yet depressing massive apartment complex built during “Soviet times” to house workers at a Russian computer factory, which is presumably now closed.!

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The Moldovan flag hangs in the Arch of Triumph, built to commemorate Russia’s victory over Turkey, situated on Chisinau’s main boulevard directly opposite the main government buildings.

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A worshipper buying candles to light inside the Metropolitan Church. Worshippers light one candle in honor of someone they love who has passed, and another in honor of someone they love, still alive, who they wish good health.

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Decommissioned Soviet tanks and old school Soviet hammer-and-sickle flags decorate the streets of Tiraspol.

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Curio shop in Tiraspol. Notice nesting doll with Putin.

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