On March 7 2015, post authority of Transnitria, issued a new
set of stamps - Archaeology of Pridnestrovie (Metallic Gold and
Silver Overprints on "Palaeolithic History" Stamps of 1996)
The series consists of five stamps depicting the life of Paleolithic
man fossils and objects found during archaeological excavations on the
territory of Transnistria near the village Rashkov and in a grotto near
the village Vyhvatintsy "- said the director of the State Unitary
Enterprise" Mark Transnistria "Vsevolod Lawrence.
The presentation took place at the department of nature MU
"Tiraspol united museum."
(also called Trans-Dniestr or Transdniestria) is a breakaway state
located mostly on a strip of land between the River Dniester and the
eastern Moldovan border with Ukraine. Since its declaration of
independence in 1990, and especially after the War of Transnistria in
1992, it has been governed as the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic
(PMR, also known as Pridnestrovie), a state with limited recognition
that claims territory to the east of the River Dniester, and also to
the city of Bender and its surrounding localities on the west bank, in
the historical region of Bessarabia. The names "Transnistria" and
"Pridnestrovie" both refer to the Dniester River.
by any United Nations member state, Transnistria is designated by the
Republic of Moldova as the Transnistria autonomous territorial unit
with special legal status
On November 18, 1993, the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet (Council) of the
Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic made decision on issuing the first
stamps. The first Transnistria stamp appeared on December 31, 1993.
Since then it has typically issued between 3 and 5 different series of
stamps per year. The region's name is given only in Cyrillic, as 'ПОЧТА
ПМР' (POST OF PMR, with PMR standing for Pridnestrovian Moldavian
stamps of Transnistria are not recognised outside the country and are
valid only for domestic service within Transnistria. International mail
and mail to the rest of Moldova requires Moldovian stamps.
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