Kremlin Web-site Blocked in Turkmenistan
The website Letters.kremlin.ru has been blocked in Turkmenistan since last Thursday (21 November). Using this web resource one could submit letters and complaints to the President of Russia or the Presidential Executive Office.
Head of Medical Concern Fired
President Berdymukhamedov dismissed Yazmuhammet Nuriyev from his post of Acting Chairman of Turkmenhimiya State Concern for “great shortcomings in work and the use of official position for personal purposes.” He also relieved Lazmukhammet Nuryev from the position of Deputy Head of the concern.
IMF announces macroeconomic prognosis for Turkmenistan
The International Monetary Fund expects that Turkmenistan's economic growth will hit 10.1 percent in 2013 and 10.7 percent in 2014, the fund's statement, published on Nov.12, said.
Last week Turkmen’s authoritarian president, Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov received Alexander Lukashenko, the President of Belarus, a country which has often been labeled “the last dictatorship in Europe,”and whose president told Reuters in an interview