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The problematic pipeline is set to celebrate a major milestone. Or is it just a mirage?
It’s hardly a secret that Turkmenistan is one of the most unashamedly authoritarian countries in the world. Why do they even bother holding elections?
Gas-rich Central Asian country reportedly falling deeper into debt to China as its economic woes show no sign of easing.
Turkmenistan’s Coca-Cola bottler has ceased production, becoming another victim of the country’s worsening economy.
A series of disputes with its neighbors has left Turkmenistan reliant on China to purchase its gas.
Rosy economic forecast flies in the face of reports about public belt-tightening.
Mind-boggling scale of destruction became public knowledge only after USSR collapsed.
Rising temperatures linked to climate change are most likely responsible for steadily falling water levels in the Caspian Sea, a new study contends.
Turkmenistan also reportedly restricting access for foreigners during its biggest-ever international event.
One of the world’s most isolated countries may also be one of the healthiest.