Turkmenistan is tremendously rich in natural resources, with around 10% of the world’s total gas reserves. Yet thanks to the bizarre behaviour of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov the economy is on the verge of a crisis
Russia is not a growing market for international banking and capital market business at present. That's why people like to look for business and deal opportunities in smaller regional markets in the CIS region.
Move reported after autocrat Berdimuhamedov criticised cash machine lines. Citizens of country facing economic crisis often even have to spend night hours queuing up to access money.
Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, appearing in good health, gives speech at Caspian Economic Forum.
Officials insist Berdimuhamedov is simply on holiday. Observers want conclusive evidence he’s alive.