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A Rare Peek Inside Turkmenistan

In the former Soviet republic of Turkmenistan, a cult of personality surrounds President Niyazov, who prefers the term "Father of All Turkmen." His nation is isolated and shrouded in mystery. Reporter Ilan Greenberg managed to travel there for a piece in Sunday's New York Times Magazine. He speaks with NPR's Renee Montagne.

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