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Ashgabat Neutrality Monument

Wordless Wednesday – The Neutrality Monument, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

Ashgabat Neutrality Monument

Wordless Wednesday, The Neutrality Monument, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

Ashgabat Grand Mosque

Ashgabat, Risen From The Rubble

The Ashgabat Earthquake In 1948 the capital of Turkmenistan was razed to the ground by a devastating earthquake. The two shocks lasted less than a minute in total, but are said to have measured 9.6 on the Richter Scale and claimed 110,000 lives, about 60% of the then population. This would make it the most […]