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Turkmenistan shows new weapons

23rd November 2016 - 11:37 GMT | by Alex Mladenov, Krassimir Grozev in Sofia

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A lavish military parade held in Turkmenistan’s capital Ashkhabad to celebrate the 25th anniversary of country’s independence has revealed the previous unimaginable scale of new weapons procurement. 

The former Soviet republic demonstrated a bizarre mixture of modern Chinese-made long-range surface-to-air missile (SAM) systems, new armoured vehicles, unmanned ...

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