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.’
Forex restrictions hit importers, sparking a rush on shops. Can TAPI save the day?
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.
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