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News Turkmenistan » History: Caspian games: Central Asian "stans" vie for connectivity market

News channel or source: https://www.opednews.com/articles/Caspian-games-Central-Asi-by-Pepe-Escobar-Central-Asia_Iran_Oil_Pipeline-180421-235.html
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

"Pipelineistan" has a long history, but with its Belt and Road Initiative ... for the moment mostly concentrated on Russia and China. Turkmenistan is actively promoting itself this year as "the heart of the Great Silk Road." Yet that's centered more ...

News Turkmenistan » History: The tragic echoes of Turkey’s anti-Gülen campaign in Turkmenistan

News channel or source: https://opendemocracy.net/od-russia/naz-nazar/anti-gulen-campaign-in-turkmenistan
Publication date: onday 09 April 2018

In contrast to the Turkmen schools, in the Gülen schools – or Turkish schools as they are known in Turkmenistan – mathematics, physics, chemistry and biology were taught in English; world history and geography in Turkish; and Turkmen history and law ...

News Turkmenistan » History: Central Asia's Democratic Backslide Continues, Except for Uzbekistan

News channel or source: https://thediplomat.com/2018/04/central-asias-democratic-backslide-continues-except-for-uzbekistan/
Publication date: Wednesday 11 April 2018

Freedom House’s annual Nations in Transit report, released today, marks democratic declines in 19 of the 29 countries included in the survey, the most in its 23-year history ... at 1.82 and Turkmenistan the worst, at 6.96. Three states in Central ...

News Turkmenistan » History: International forum on history of musical art opens in Ashgabat

News channel or source: http://www.turkmenistan.ru/en/articles/18417.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

The conference participants discussed issues relating to the study of history of music, musical art of the Turkmen people, as well as preservation of the musical heritage. The conference then split into thematic sections that were held at the Museum of ...

News Turkmenistan » History: Iran: Supreme Leader Advisor Lauds Russian Strategic Ties

News channel or source: http://www.aei.org/publication/iran-supreme-leader-advisor-lauds-russian-strategic-ties/
Publication date: Saturday 14 April 2018

For much of Iranian history, after all, Iranians have viewed Russia with ... and Georgia from Iranian control and later encroached upon Iranian claims in what is now Turkmenistan. In 1907, Russia and Great Britain formally divided Iran into spheres of ...

News Turkmenistan » History: Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan discuss upcoming Turkmen President’s visit to Tashkent

News channel or source: https://akipress.com/news:604909/
Publication date: uesday 10 April 2018

AKIPRESS.COM - The Foreign Ministries of Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan discussed progress of preparations ... The Uzbek-Turkmen top level meeting should become an important benchmark in the history of bilateral relations, which will bring bilateral relations ...

News Turkmenistan » History: ESU Diversi-tea and Coffee event takes tastebuds on a trip

News channel or source: http://www.emporiagazette.com/area_news/article_a9526156-1f9d-54cf-8fc2-1da1b88672bd.html
Publication date: onday 09 April 2018

We thought the history center would make a great place to host it ... New Zealand, Brazil, Colombia, Syria, Turkmenistan and France. Some even donned cultural wear and brought along pictures from their hometowns to spark conversation with guests as ...

News Turkmenistan » History: Turkmenistan has world's 80th strongest army

News channel or source: https://en.trend.az/casia/turkmenistan/2890417.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Turkmenistan's Army is 80th in the ranking of the world's strongest armies, Military Strength Ranking 2018, the Global Firepower Index said. In 2017, Turkmenistan ranked the 86th. The Uzbek Army, ranking the 40th, became the strongest among the armies of ...

News Turkmenistan » History: Dictator Literature by Daniel Kalder - review: why have the world’s worst autocrats insisted on writing?

News channel or source: https://www.standard.co.uk/lifestyle/books/dictator-literature-by-daniel-kalder-review-a3796246.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 March 2018

Kalder saw a report from Asbagat, the capital of Turkmenistan, which had been a Soviet republic ... His book — he actually wrote it — was a weird fusion of autobiography, history and religion called Ruhnama, or “book of souls”.