All articles tagged "Turkmenistan"

Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan proclaimed enemies of the internet Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan proclaimed enemies of the internet

12 Mar, 07:24 PM 12 comments

Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan have been named ‘Enemies of the Internet’ in a report issued by Reporters Without Borders.

Tags: Internet, human rights, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan

Russia accused of causing Turkmenistan pipeline explosion Russia accused of causing Turkmenistan pipeline explosion

10 Apr, 01:36 PM 10 comments

Turkmenistan has put the blame for the Thursday gas pipeline explosion on Russia, claiming it was the irresponsibility of Russian gas giant Gazprom that caused the blast.

Tags: gas, Turkmenistan, Gazprom

Turkmenistan wants Russia to compensate gas pipeline blast Turkmenistan wants Russia to compensate gas pipeline blast

14 Apr, 05:45 PM 5 comments

After blaming Russia for causing the blast that ripped open a gas pipeline in Turkmenistan last week, the Central Asian country went on to say it will demand compensation of damages from Russia.

Tags: Turkmenistan, gas, explosions, accidents

Germany signs deal to ship Turkmenistan gas to Europe Germany signs deal to ship Turkmenistan gas to Europe

17 Apr, 04:31 PM 7 comments

Germany's RWE AG has signed an agreement with Turkmenistan allowing the company to develop an offshore gas block and seek new ways to deliver Turkmen gas to Europe.

Tags: Turkmenistan, gas, Europe, Gazprom

Air conditioners banned in Turkmen capital Air conditioners banned in Turkmen capital

29 Apr, 09:10 PM

Add air conditioners to the list of items forbidden in Turkmenistan. Residents of the country's parched capital are being given two days to remove the devices from their homes. No explanation for the order has been given.

Tags: Turkmenistan, Ashgabat

Three key nations refuse to sign Nabucco pipeline agreement Three key nations refuse to sign Nabucco pipeline agreement

8 May, 08:47 PM 13 comments

A landmark meeting of EU Central Asian and Middle Eastern nations was marred on Friday when three key nations, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan, did not sign an agreement on the Nabucco gas pipeline scheme, aimed at reducing Europe's dependence on Russian energy.

Tags: Nabucco, gas, pipeline, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan

Russia loses out to China in gas race Russia loses out to China in gas race

27 Jun, 03:01 PM 4 comments

China has signed a 30-year deal to increase purchases of natural gas from Turkmenistan - a landmark agreement for Beijing as it competes with Moscow for access to Central Asia's energy wealth

Tags: China, Turkmenistan, Russia, gas deal, energy wealth

Turkmenistan unveils ambitious plan to build own Statue of Liberty Turkmenistan unveils ambitious plan to build own Statue of Liberty

6 Jul, 05:20 PM 12 comments

Turkmenistan is planning to build the reclusive gas-rich state's answer to the Eiffel Tower and the Statue of Liberty.

Tags: Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan determined to join Nabucco link: president Turkmenistan determined to join Nabucco link: president

11 Jul, 02:56 PM 22 comments

President Gurbanguli Berdymukhamedov claims Turkmenistan has enough natural gas supplies for the Nabucco project, a pipeline that would deliver gas from the Caspian Sea region to Europe while bypassing Russia, Turkmen TV reports

Tags: Turkmenistan, natural gasNabucco pipeline, Russia, EU

Russian oil expert jailed in Turkmenistan - report Russian oil expert jailed in Turkmenistan - report

14 Jul, 08:44 PM 28 comments

A major oil expert has been arrested and sentenced in Turkmenistan for espionage and betrayal of national interests, rights activists say.

Tags: oil, Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan signs Nabucco supply deal Turkmenistan signs Nabucco supply deal

17 Jul, 04:01 PM 17 comments

Gas-rich Turkmenistan has signed an agreement to be one of the suppliers to the Nabucco pipeline, which is to transport gas from the Caspian Sea to Europe and bypass Russia.

Tags: Turkmenistan, Nabucco, gas



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