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Interviews, abstracts, notes (English version)

THE PORTRAIT (Moldovan short story )

THE PORTRAIT (Humour) Moldovan short story Translation from Romanian – Ana Tofan When the Soviet Union fell apart, creaking from its hinges, an unprecedented chaos appeared in the former Soviet republics. Theft – the basic instinct of the soviet citizen … Continue reading

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Ion (with the wish for Moscow)

Ion, village of Lunga, 24 years old, 9 grades, lives with his mother, two little nieces and two nephews, and his sister. Looking for a job abroad. Ion has a twin brother who has been working in Moscow for an … Continue reading

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On the wings of cardboard (from the series „the street urchins of Chisinau”)

  A police officer from the Center for Minors’ Distribution from the  down town of the capital showed me a detained „prepared for interview”. He was an 11 years child who cried and said he came from the rural area … Continue reading

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Gypsy’s story

Artur (Trandafir – gypsy’s name), 17 years old, lives in the village with two sisters, mother and father. Comes to Chisinau almost every day with his mother and sisters. I saw Artur at the bus station, next to a lady … Continue reading

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The Prostitute

In the morning I went out to the route called „Naberejnaia” (in Russian for “Embankment” Str.) from Chisinau where reportedly there can be found prostitutes. (Before that I called a telephone number in the newspaper, but the price seemed to … Continue reading

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