There is something special when reading a newspaper, instead of a digital version. I think it’s one of the things that will look and feel special at any time in history.
This one has been captured in the central bus station of Chisinau a couple of months ago when it was in renovation.

Erasing history
A woman is taking a photo of a worker who is erasing graffiti from the Berlin Wall.

A child walks with his gifts nearby the priest that is sanctifying the graves during the celebration of the Day of Rejoicing in Tocuz, Republic of Moldova.
In the Russian Orthodox Church, it is a commemoration of the departed observed on the second Tuesday of Pascha (Easter) or, in some places (in ​​​​​​​southwest Russia), on the second Monday of Pascha.​​​​​​​

Multiple advertising posters saying "Legal work in Europe" in the Chisinau, capital of Moldova. The immigration is one of the major problems that Moldova faces. The country's population according to the last census in 2014 is about 3.5 milion people, but it is estimated that the number is as low as 2.9 milion. Officials are saying that more than 600.000 citizens left Moldova and now are leaving abroad, and that number is constantly growing. Moldova is losing 100 citizens daily and 30.000 annually. Some estimates say that Moldova will be losing a milion citizen by 2050. All this is happening in the context of political instability, low income and poverty. Moldova is for many years the poorest country in Europe, with an 1,872$ GDP per capita in 2016. In contrast, most of the western countries in Europe have above 40,000$ GDP per capita, and the top country has 105,829$.

That morning I was woken up by my grandfather. "Wake up, we need to clean the trees", he said. At first, I didn't get it. Clean the trees? Clean what from the trees? It's April, the Easter was a couple of days ago. And when I went outside, I saw this. Snow everywhere, the blossoms of the trees were bent to the ground because of it and my grandfather was trying to take down the show from the trees with a branch.

It is a strange choice of images, as related to the meaning of the well-known "Allah Akbar" and the hanging of the leaders of the Social-Democratic Party, the ones culpable of the situation in Romania, and the protests that had taken place. Moreover, the image of the well-known reigning Vlad Țepeș appears, and therefore, a popular poem of M. Eminescu:
"Rise once more, o Tepes!
Take and divide these men
As lunatics and rogues in two big tribes, and then..." - (SATIRE III)

A kid waiting for his friends to play in the village of Tocuz, Republic of Moldova.

I remember when I was little how much I waited for snow and how happy I was when it finally did snow. Here, at my grandparents’ village it snowed all night and in the morning children were on the streets playing, even if outside was -15 degrees. Remember when you were little how happy you were when it snowed? 

At a market in Sibiu, Romania

This image shows the ethnic social conflict from the Republic of Moldova, were the society is divided in those believing that their roots are romanians and those that believe that the roots are moldavians. Here someone wrote that people of Moldova are Romanians, but someone tried to erase it.  

The Communist symbols, hammer and sickle (☭), on the abandoned circus in Chisinau, that some decades ago, was the symbol of art& authentication of the capital.

A woman passing by an old abandoned building in the center of Chisinau, Republic of Moldova. Abandoned buildings in the center of capital aren't something unusual. Within a kilometer is a Soviet stadium that the authorities are trying for years to rebuild and an abandoned hotel that has almost 20 floors and was, during the Soviet time, the pride of the city. Old buildings being destroyed or abandoned, and not any preservation laws that can help those buildings to get another life is yet another issue that Chisinau is facing.

This kid was playing with me hide and seek while his mother was drinking with somebody. He noticed me having a camera and he was shy but very curious and, at small intervals, he looked at me to see if I’m still there. Then the mother observed me with my camera and insisted on photographing the boy. She said that his father was a very rich man from Kazakhstan and he has another family. If I wanted to, I could show him the photo of the boy and blackmail him. I didn’t do what she said, obviously, as it was nonsense and she was quite drunk, as I said. Nevertheless, me and the kid were having a moment together and it was fun for the booth of us.

Two kids running on the train lines after the train has passed.

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