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.
Transitions magazine = Your one-stop source for news, research and analysis on the post-communist region. Sign up for the free TOL newsletter!
Transitions magazine = Your one-stop source for news, research and analysis on the post-communist region.
Sign up for the free TOL newsletter!
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.
This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes.
It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.