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Turkmenistan Embassy in Washington, DC

Turkmenistan Embassy: In May of 1992, the Republic of Turkmenistan officially opened its formal diplomatic relations with the United States of America. As a direct result, Turkmenistan has an official embassy located in the US’ capital city – Washington, DC. 506 more words


Gay Bashings and Corruption: Prison Life in Turkmenistan

A miraculous thing happened last summer at MR-K/16 prison in Turkmenistan. On July 25, Stanislav Romaschenko, a Russian citizen convicted of unarmed robbery, was pardoned and released by the Turkmen authorities. 801 more words


Armored Cars: Franz Achleitner PMV Survivor II

The world of vehicle manufacturing has long been flat. Little wonder how small companies in the unlikeliest places are finding ways to R&D exciting products for the military market. 477 more words


HRW urges Merkel to address 'disappearances' in Turkmenistan


© AFP/File | German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) and Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov attend an official ceremony in Berlin in 2008

BERLIN (AFP) – Human Rights Watch on Thursday urged Chancellor Angela Merkel to bring up major rights violations, including a “policy of disappearances”, when Germany hosts the president of Turkmenistan next week. 266 more words

Turkmenistan and the Door to Hell

We had originally planned not to travel through Turkmenistan but to ride west through Kazakhstan and cross the Caspian Sea by ferry directly into Azerbaijan. However, the opportunity to visit Iran seemed irresistible. 537 more words


Great Turkmen bake off: Turkmen ichlekli

It’s a very exciting time in the UK at the moment and fans of watching nail-biting competition are all fired up. No, we’re not talking about Team GB’s phenomenal success at the Rio Olympics – it’s the return of the Great British Bake Off! 573 more words


Sports-Obsessed Turkmen President: Athletes Betrayed the Motherland by Not Winning at Olympics

Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov loves sports. He loves them so much that last year, Turkmen state-run television showed off his athleticism by airing a compilation video of him playing basketball, soccer, volleyball, and ping pong — all in a matter of 34 seconds. 178 more words