Spring in Chisinau
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Spring in Chisinau

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Spring in Chisinau.

Valea Trandafirilor all green and the flowers blooming... Happy people all around.

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Nearby images in Chisinau, Moldova

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A: Chisinau in spring

by Alex Popa, 140 meters away

Chisinau in spring. Valea Trandafirilor park

Chisinau in spring

C: Valea trandafirilor Kishinev Moldova 2010 04 03

by Nikolai Soloviov, 460 meters away

Valea trandafirilor Kishinev Moldova 2010 04 03

D: Jambo bridge 2010 06 17 kishinev moldova

by Nikolai Soloviov, 550 meters away

Jambo bridge 2010 06 17 kishinev moldova

E: Jambo bridge 2 2010 07 04 kishinev moldova

by Nikolai Soloviov, 610 meters away

Jambo bridge 2  2010 07 04  kishinev moldova

F: Monument Sergey Lazo , Kishinev, Moldova , 2010 04 03

by Nikolai Soloviov, 650 meters away

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sergey_Lazo

Monument Sergey Lazo , Kishinev, Moldova , 2010 04 03

G: kishinev plaiului 7

by Nikolai Soloviov, 660 meters away

kishinev plaiului 7

H: bridge, Dacia blvd, Kishinev ,Moldova, 2010 04 03

by Nikolai Soloviov, 780 meters away

bridge, Dacia blvd, Kishinev ,Moldova, 2010 04 03

J: Mall Dova , exhibition Kishinev Moldova

by Nikolai Soloviov, 1.1 km away

Mall Dova , exhibition   Kishinev Moldova

This panorama was taken in Chisinau, Moldova, Europe

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Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights.

In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. 

Text by Steve Smith.

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