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In Bessarabia, Turks and Moldavians are the predominant population.The Ethnology of Europe|Robert Gordon Latham
In 1367 Bessarabia was subdued and annexed by the ruling prince of Moldavia.
Down the Dniester come timber and wooden wares from Galicia, and grain and wool from Bessarabia itself.
When scarcely yet of age he wrote an "Ode to Liberty," for which he was condemned to exile in Bessarabia.
One of the criminal haunts of these incendiaries was situated at that time in Kishinev, the capital of semi-Moldavian Bessarabia.