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Turkmenistan

When Turkmenistan's President Niyazov died in 2006, it was the end of an eccentric personality cult. His successor promised to open the state up but today the gas-rich nation is still an enigma. Foreign journalists are unwelcome but Monocle entered the country to see what, if anything, has changed.

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