Turkmenistan: President Starts Transition Of Power But Keeps Things All In The Family – OpEd

Eurasia Review


Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedow, president of Turkmenistan, has begun the process of leadership transition in his country, the most closed off of any of the post-Soviet states and one that rivals the isolation of North Korea, by naming his son Serdar, deputy prime minister.

Lenta journalist Galina Ivanova says that “the position...

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