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How did Moldova and Romania become separate in the first place?

I'm going to try to clarify this stuff from the beginning, since I see a lot of inaccuracies/misinformation in the previous answers (sorry guys!). So, today's Moldova is just roughly the eastern half ...
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How did Moldova and Romania become separate in the first place?

The reason appears to be that Moldova "traveled" with an adjacent region called Bessarabia. Romania and Moldova were under "common" rule for several hundred years, but only under ...
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Did the Ukraine and Moldova belong to Russia between 1905-1918?

No. They were not part of the Russian Federation. The Russian Federation did not exist at the time, it has only existed since 1991. Between 1905-1917, Ukraine and Moldova were part of the Russian ...
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How did Moldova and Romania become separate in the first place?

tl;dr Moldavia fragmented along with the Habsburg empire and in the context of conflict between the Russian and Turkish Empires. Ultimately the Treaty of Paris codified the two countries. After a ...
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How did Moldova and Romania become separate in the first place?

As a complementary answer to the main one (which is fact is my post under a now dead account) - On the origin of the name Bessarabia, based on a recent article by the Romanian historian Marian Coman: ...
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Why didn't Moldova unite with Romania?

I will answer very short : because russia doesn't want! (in this case Moldova will be a part of EU and OTAN ....) but, in future I am sure that Moldova and Romania will be ONE country
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