Soviet crests on entering Transnistria.
A statue of Lenin fronts the Supreme Council building in Tiraspol.
Billboard commemorating their self proclaimed independence.
Main boulevard in Tirsapol, where most official buildings and monuments are located. On September 2nd, Independence day in Transnistria is celebrated with a big military parade along this boulevard.
Billboard celebrating Victory Day in remembrance of the victims of WWII. "The Great Day of The Great Victory! 9th May"
Children play at tank monument in tribute to WWII dead soldiers.
Elderly woman stops to read reproduction of bank advertising posters of the USSR from the 1920s to 1970s.
At fair supporting transnistrian businesses and produce.
Young girls rehearse a dance routine behind the stage for cultural show during a patriotic Saturday fair.
Sheriff is the second largest company in Transnistria. There's little chance you won't come across it's 5 pointed star logo a number of times. It owns supermarkets, petrol stations, a TV channel, an advertising agency, mobile network and a football club to name a few.
The region is a long strip that runs along the Dniester river. Also called Trans-Dniester, meaning "Beyond the river Dniester"