Rural Moldova. Europe, 2018.

A house in the village of Șoldănești, Moldova.

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Maria stares at the sky from the door of her house. Șoldănești, Moldova.

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Soviet monument to the dead who fought to liberate Moldova from the Nazis in Cușmirca, Moldova.

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Alexandru, 81 years old. He worked in the country side all his life. He poses proudly with the medal the Soviet Union gave to him for being a role model of hard work. He looked after his motionless wife in bed for six years until she passed away. He is alone now. Corpaci, Moldova.

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Alexandru in his house.

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Moldovan villages do not have pipelines or running water, people have to get it out of the well.

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Gheorghe and Zinaida. Both are 84 years old. They are very concerned about the cold winter, temperatures reach -18º. They are not sure wether they will have enough wood to warm their house. They have no children. Făleștii Noi, Moldova.

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Two men on a cart pulled by a horse in Cușmirca, Moldova.

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Ivan and Melania. He is blind and he fought in the artillery of the Soviet Union for 7 years, he lost his home and Melania welcomed him into her house. Șoldănești, Moldova.

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Their bed.

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Ivan's feet.

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Ivan and Melania's house.

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Pavel, 84 years old. He has been living alone for fifteen years already. Loneliness is killing him. He wants to go to an elderly house but he has no money to pay for it. Făleștii Noi, Moldova.

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Well in Făleștii Noi, Moldova.

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Agafia, 98 years old. She had five children but four are dead. The only one alive was sent in Afghanistan by the Soviet Union and now they do not speak to each other. She cannot see through an eye. Cușmirca, Moldova.

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Corn stocks.

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Valentina in her kitchen in Șoldănești, Moldova.

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Valentina at the door of her house in Șoldănești, Moldova.

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Olga, 85 years old and Alexandru, 82. They live together off a pension of 40€ each. They have children working abroad in Europe and Russia. She had to get surgery on the spine. She cannot sleep in a horizontal position. Făleștii Noi, Moldova.

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Abandoned bus.

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Luba poses with a Baptist bible.

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Part of Luba's house.

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Anastasia, 91 years old. Her husband passed away years ago. She has a son and a granddaughter living in America. She lived in Siberia for seven years. She can only see through one eye.

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A woman gives water to her cow.

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Moldovan and EU flags in Bălți, Moldova.

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