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Brief Historical Record

For the former administrative subdivisions of Romania and Moldova, see Tighina County.
Self-proclaimed state Transnistria.
Founded in 1408.
Bender, official name Bendery, also known by other alternative names) is a city within the internationally recognized borders of Moldova under de facto control of the unrecognized Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic (Transnistria) (PMR) since 1992. It is located on the western bank of the river Dniester in the historical region of Bessarabia.

Together with its suburb Proteagailovca, the city forms a municipality, which is separate from Transnistria (as an administrative unit of Moldova) according to Moldovan law. Bender is located in the buffer zone established at the end of the 1992 War of Transnistria. While the Joint Control Commission has overriding powers in the city, Transnistria has de facto administrative control. The fortress of Tighina was one of the important historic fortresses of the Principality of Moldova.

Pogrom Timeline/Description

5 Jews killed; large loss of property. Mob disperses as soon as it hears the Governor's�telegram ordering the Cossacks to fire.

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