Turkmenistan

June 27, 2003

Turkmenistan president Saparmurat Niazov is trying to prevent students from travelling abroad for their education, fearing that foreign universities could become a hotbed of Turkmen dissent. A new law preventing students from buying foreign currency was passed recently after Turkmen students in Moscow attended a demonstration against Mr Niazov's rule.

You've reached your article limit.

Register to continue

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments
Register

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments