In ancient times, what we call today the Republic of Moldova, located in southeastern Europe between Romania and Ukraine, was part of Dacia, which became a protectorate of the Roman Empire. During the Middle Ages, the majority of what we call Moldova was part of the Principality of Moldavia. The eastern section of the principality was taken by Russia in 1812 and renamed Bessarabia in 1812, and it is this area that is the present-day Republic of Moldova.

Moldova allows freedom of religion and has this basic civil right written in its constitution. However, religious groups might find themselves unable to carry out daily activities due to constraints imposed by the authorities. Usually, the assorted religions throughout the country treat each other with tolerance, and relations ...

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