Russia is indirectly threatening military action in the region following reports of attacks in the separatist region of Transnistria in Moldova. On Tuesday, the Foreign Ministry in Moscow warned of a scenario in which Russia would have to intervene, Russian news agency RIA reported, without giving further details. The narrow strip of land known as Transnistria borders Ukraine. The Ukrainian government expressed fears that Russia could plan to attack the west of the country from Transnistria. Moldova’s President Maia Sandu condemned the attacks as an attempt to disturb peace in the region and said her country was ready for a peaceful resolution of the conflicts.
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