Archive as the second measurement of our life.
Through any couple of years 200 years from the moment of creation of the first state archive in territory of Moldova will be executed, and about one today the threshold of this service did not cross any head of the state. But here president Vladimir Voronin has broken this sad tradition - it has visited National archive of Republic Moldova and the State archival service of Republic of Moldova. Director of the State archival service of Republic of Moldova Vasilii Isak has expressed confidence, that this event becomes the beginning of a new stage in development of the Moldavian system archive, already for a long time requiring in serious transformations. Today the archival fund of the country makes the order 3,5 million affairs on the paper carrier, earliest of which concern to 14 century. Among the most valuable materials - the Original of the Letter Moldavian господаря Shtefan the Great from 1469, the letter signed by Russian tsar Peter the Great from 1703, the hand-written book of 14 centuries, already printed Gospel of 1888, remarkable that the edition about 15 kg weighs, and also the metric books stored here since 1824 on which it is possible to make a family tree somewhere in the tenth knee.
Photo by Valerii Corcimari