Exemption of Bessarabia from the Romanian occupation, 1940. Part 3

Third and last part of photographs made in Bessarabia during its exemption from the Romanian occupation

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Red Army soldiers on the river bank in Bessarabia

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General Zhukov speaks at a military parade in Chișinău

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Member of the politburo of the CPSU Khrushchev with Bessarabian peasants

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Army Commissar of rank 1, Deputy People’s Commissar of Defence of the USSR Lev Mekhlis (second from right) and member of the Politburo of the CPSU Nikita Khrushchev (left) in Bessarabia

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Soviet cavalry on the march on the road in Bessarabia

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A Soviet officer during the disarmament of the Romanian gendarmes in Bessarabia

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Red Army soldiers on the march on the road to Bessarabia

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Marshal Timoshenko and Khrushchev talking to Bessarabian peasants

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General Zhukov at a military parade in Chișinău

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Children give flowers to the soldiers of the Red Army during the parade in Chișinău