Ukraine crisis threatens Transnistria

Pro-Russian state says it is prepared to take up arms if conflict reaches its land.

Last updated: 25 Apr 2014 15:14
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The crisis in Ukraine is threatening to spill over into neighbouring Transnistria, a self-declared landlocked state between Ukraine and Moldova.

Yevgeny Shevchuk, the president of Transnistria, told Al Jazeera that the tensions in Ukraine could spark a civil war.

The pro-Russian state says it would be ready to take up arms if conflict reaches its land.

Al Jazeera's David Chater reports from Transnistria.


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