Turkmenistan

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

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

Kazakh feminist activist fined for photoshoot

Kazakh feminist activist fined for photoshoot

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

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

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

Turkmenistan bans 'unlucky' black cars

Turkmenistan bans ‘unlucky’ black cars

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

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

In vogue: ten designers proving Kiev is the fashion capital of the new east

In vogue: ten designers proving Kiev is the fashion capital of the new east

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

Turkmenistan looks to lure viewers with self-sustaining national TV

Turkmenistan looks to lure viewers with self-sustaining national TV

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

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

Turkmen culture arrives in Russia

Turkmen culture arrives in Russia