We defeated fascism.
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"We were always told that the Red Army was like a savior, and liberated world from fascism." – one of the young inhabitants of Tiraspol.
Since Transnistria declared the independence, the government has been soughing to create a patriotic discourse based largely on the glorification of the Soviet past and the victory of the USRR in World War II. War veterans receive supplements to pensions and are one of the few groups that enjoy completely free social coverage.