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Ruslan Myatiev

Ruslan Myatiev is a Turkmen journalist and human rights defender. Since 2010 he has directed the independent media outlet Turkmen.news (formerly known as Alternative Turkmenistan News) from exile in the Netherlands. He studied journalism at the American University of Central Asia, and political science at the OSCE Academy in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

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Latest posts by Ruslan Myatiev

9 September 2019

Why we must keep shining a light on Turkmenistan

The Bridge

Turkmenistan’s rulers are not eager to publicise the country’s hardships. Independent media is non-existent and social media severely restricted. If news travels at all, it travels covertly. That’s where I come in.

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