Articles by Alexander Vershinin



Turkmens Peeved at Ukrainian Pipe Snub

  • 31 January 08
  • The Associated Press
Turkmenistan's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday scoffed at Ukraine's proposal to build a new pipeline that would carry Turkmen natural gas to European markets, saying other nations should consult it before making such statements.

Turkmen Opposition Slams Vote

  • 13 February 07
  • The Associated Press
Turkmenistan's exiled opposition groups said Monday that they would not recognize the result of a tightly controlled election to replace late President Saparmurat Niyazov, calling the poll undemocratic.

Turkmenistan Sees Big Turnout

  • 12 February 07
  • The Associated Press
Nearly 100 percent of Turkmen voters cast ballots in Sunday's election to replace late President Saparmurat Niyazov in a tightly controlled election, election officials said.