Chișinău, the capital of Moldova
The National Museum of History of Moldova (Muzeul Național de Istorie a Moldovei), in Central Chişinău, established on 21 December, 1983. In front is a statue of the Capitoline Wolf: During the first decades of the 20th century, Italy donated to Romania five copies of the Capitoline Wolf, one of was installed in Chişinău (1921). In 1940, at the beginning of the Soviet occupation. the copy from Chişinău was destroyed.In 1990, Romania donated a new copy to Moldova. It was unveiled here on 1 December 1990.