Ukraine crisis threatens Transnistria

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

    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.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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