The Treaty of Bucharest grants Russia control of eastern Moldova and the Ottoman Empire gains control of western Moldova.
The Ottomans recognize the independence of Romanian state including present day western Moldova.
Bessarabia, now Moldova, declares independence and parliament calls for a union with Romania.
The Treaty of Paris recognizes the union between Bessarabia and Romania.
Russia annexes Bessarabia and combines it with most of the Moldovan Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic to form the Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic.
Moldova declares its independence and joins the Commonwealth of Independent States.
Moldova becomes a member of the United Nations.
Moldova's currency, the Rouble, is replaced by the Leu.