, in which Gazprom holds all of the Russian share. The Moldovan share is split between the Moldovan government in Chisinau (36%) and the unrecognized government of the breakaway, ethnic-Russian province of Transdniester (14%). The deal, approved by Moldova’s parliament, strengthens the Transdniester government considerably as talks on Transdniester’s future intensify. The presidents of Ukraine, Moldova, and Transdniester will meet on this topic with Russian Prime Minister