During his trip to Israel last week, Russian President Vladimir Putin personally told Issachar’s mother Yaffa that her daughter would be freed.
Issachar officially requested a pardon on Sunday in hopes it would lead to her release from a Russian jail, where she is serving a 7.5-year sentence for cannabis possession.
Naama was supposed to be transferred to a different prison in the past few days, but this did not happen.
Kishinev, more than a century ago, was the capital of Bessarabia in Czarist Russia.
Putin praised Palestinian-Russian relations and expressed readiness to cooperate with and support Palestine. He invited Abbas to the Victory March in Moscow in May.
‘I believe Putin. If he says everything will be okay, I believe everything will be okay,’ jailed woman says
Jewish leader terms commentary a boost for right-wing extremists
Russia's Commissioner for Human Rights Tatyana Moskalkova visited Naama in prison to oversee her conditions in jail.
The two cosmonauts each posed for a zero gravity photo holding up the sign "We Remember" transcribed in both English and Russian.
Determination to learn the lessons of the Holocaust has become mired in controversy even before it has started,