In 2006 referendum some 97% of the population had voted to become part of Russia.
Moments ago this appears to have been confirmed after the president of the territory said the following, via Bloomberg
- TRANSNISTRIA SEEKING TO JOIN RUSSIA AFTER WINNING INDEPENDENCE
- MMOLDOVA’S TRANSNISTRIA REGION SEEKS TO JOIN RUSSIA: PRESIDENT
- TRANSNISTRIA PRESIDENT SHEVCHUK SPEAKING TO REPORTERS ON RUSSIA