Patriotic Reforestation

“If the forest grows, the motherland will prosper” or something like this is written on this sign in Transnistria.Hirsche

About Andreas Moser

Travelling the world and writing about it. I have degrees in law and philosophy, but I'd much rather be a journalist, a spy or a hobo.
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4 Responses to Patriotic Reforestation

  1. List of X says:

    It’s actually more like “Growing the forest is serving the motherland”. And I’m pretty sure that Transnistria might have the forests but not much of prosperity.

    • But they have very fertile soil, it seemed to me.
      Transnistria actually did not look particularly poor to me, at least not compared with other Eastern European countries. There is a clear city/village divide with the latter looking poorer, but that’s the case even in some Eastern EU countries. And then there is of course the big gap between rich and normal/poor, but that’s also not unique to Transnistria.

    • @farbenstau says:

      Isn’t that more like “home”, rather than “motherland”? Motherland should be something like Rodina (Родина), shouldn’t it?

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