Turkmenistan

Inside Awaza, Turkmenistan’s extravagant and empty tourist resort — in photos

Inside Awaza, Turkmenistan’s extravagant and empty tourist resort — in photos

Empire state of mind: the legacy of the Russian Revolution in Central Asia

Empire state of mind: the legacy of the Russian Revolution in Central Asia

From Kazakhstan to Turkmenistan, this Insta account gives you a daily slice of life in Central Asia

From Kazakhstan to Turkmenistan, this Insta account gives you a daily slice of life in Central Asia

Turkmenistan’s president performs self-penned musical ode to his favourite horse

Turkmenistan’s president performs self-penned musical ode to his favourite horse

This London start-up is backing real Central Asian design

This London start-up is backing real Central Asian design

Inside the idyllic but deserted ‘American’ suburb on the edge of Ashgabat

Inside the idyllic but deserted ‘American’ suburb on the edge of Ashgabat

Letter from Ashgabat: reclusive Turkmenistan reluctantly opens its doors to the world

Letter from Ashgabat: reclusive Turkmenistan reluctantly opens its doors to the world

Kazakh feminist activist fined for photoshoot

Kazakh feminist activist fined for photoshoot

Turkmenistan's Bronze Age treasures travel abroad for the first time

Turkmenistan’s Bronze Age treasures travel abroad for the first time

Stranger than fiction: sorting the real from the fake in the bizarre media world of Turkmenistan

Stranger than fiction: sorting the real from the fake in the bizarre media world of Turkmenistan

You looking at me? 21 portrait photographers from the new east you must see

You looking at me? 21 portrait photographers from the new east you must see

Red route: following the new 1833km gas pipeline from China to Turkmenistan

Red route: following the new 1833km gas pipeline from China to Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan bans 'unlucky' black cars

Turkmenistan bans ‘unlucky’ black cars

Ashgabat residents enjoy sober end to summer

Ashgabat residents enjoy sober end to summer

Enjoy this holiday hit from Turkmenistan’s president

Enjoy this holiday hit from Turkmenistan’s president

The whole hog: nothing is off the menu in the market stalls of the new east

The whole hog: nothing is off the menu in the market stalls of the new east

Turkmenistan looks to lure viewers with self-sustaining national TV

Turkmenistan looks to lure viewers with self-sustaining national TV

Number of Stalin fans in Russia has tripled since 1990, new survey suggests

Number of Stalin fans in Russia has tripled since 1990, new survey suggests

Architecture gone wild: the 12 most insanely great contemporary buildings of the New East

Architecture gone wild: the 12 most insanely great contemporary buildings of the New East