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Prove Who’s Alive in Turkmenistan?

Expand Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, left, and Turkmenistan's President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov speak, prior to a session of the First Caspian Economic Forum in Turkmenbashi, Turkmenistan, August 12, 2019. © 2019 Dmitry Astakhov, Sputnik, Government Pool Photo via AP Suddenly – and probably briefly – Turkmenistan is in the news again. This Central Asian country, rich in natural gas but appalling on human rights, rarely gets major media attention. It happened when the first president, Saparmurad Niyazov, died, and happens again whenever the personality cult he, and now his successor…

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