Turkmenistan Begins “New Era”

February 15, 2007By Andy RowellBlog Post

The oil industry is getting excited by the fact that power has changed hands for the first time in two decades in the authoritarian energy-rich state of Turkmenistan. Former dentist, Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, has taken the presidential oath in the capital. The strategic importance of the event was underscored by the presence of Russian Prime Minister … Read More