Citizens will no longer receive the free electricity, gas, and water they have taken for granted for a quarter-century.
The eighteen-time major winner is working with eccentric leader Berdymukhamedov on designs for several golf courses.
President tries out ideas like begging for Qatari aid and dispensing with cash.
Slowdown on Uzbek stretch of new pipeline is a painful setback for Turkmenistan.
Despite political stability, the isolated, gas-rich country is feeling the impact of low energy prices.
Shutoff could prove more costly for Ashgabat than Tehran.
Critics believe arrests and threats against reporters are part of a larger, ongoing campaign to silence voices of dissent.
Reports from the isolated country increasingly speak of shortages and queues; regime may seek renewed ties with Moscow.
Chary Annamuradov’s last living brother was kidnapped and beaten to death last month; three others had already died suspicious deaths.
How the bizarre eccentricities of the country’s leaders and a wealth of new customs are contributing to the creation of ‘invented traditions.’
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The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.
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