Another Personality Cult Blossoms in Turkmenistan

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A poster of Berdymukhamedov greets visitors to the annual Oil and Gas Conference at Ashgabat's Sergi Kosgi Exhibition Centre.

Outside a city administration building in Ashgabat, the gold bust and the color poster face off. Neatly parted hair, bushy eyebrows, fleshy faces – Turkmenistan’s presidents, old and new, appear strikingly similar.

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Another Personality Cult Blossoms in Turkmenistan

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