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Freedom of movement for citizens of Turkmenistan

Näme sebäpden gidip barýaň? What is your reason for travel? The law on paper entitles a citizen of Turkmenistan to freedom of movement: Law on Migration, Article 24: Every citizen of Turkmenistan has the right to leave...

The Development Potential of Turkmen Diasporas

Many Turkmens who live abroad are afraid to connect with other Turkmens. They would rather not reveal where they are from or become friends with Uzbek or Kyrgyz nationals than build a community of Turkmens. I have lived...

Palaw Index June / 2022

June 2022: The price of palaw drops for the second time this year. The average cost of cooking palaw in Ashgabat was 85.7 Turkmen manat in June 2022, which is 4% higher month-on-month compared to May 2022 (82.4 manat)...

Palaw Index May / 2022

May 2022 Special Report: Palaw Index prices saw a slight increase. The cost of palaw rises nearly 5 percent in May. The latest data reveal that between April and May of 2022, the cost of cooking palaw in Ashgabat rose 4...

Our unfree news

In the recent months several Turkmen news outlets have become more visible in Turkmenistan. The journalists of Atavatan Turkmenistan and Salamnews have had interviews with the US Ambassador to Turkmenistan in April 2022...