GDP growth has slowed under the impact of falling energy prices and economic downturn in Russia and China.
Development could be a sign of shifting balance of power in Central Asia.
Turkmenistan bans foreign currency sales in latest indication of region’s vulnerability to low energy prices.
Energy-rich but lacking infrastructure, Turkmenistan looks to huge new markets in the EU and South Asia.
Geldy Kyarizov was barred from leaving country for years in spite of his worldwide fame – or due to it.
U.S. diplomatic chief’s first trip to region will feature visits to some of the least free countries on the planet.
Abe, Berdymukhamedov sign deals to develop Turkmenistan’s huge natural gas resources.
Plus, OSCE official presses Turkmenistan to free journalist, and report says Hungarian officials warn Jewish community over migration threats.
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