Turkmenistan: Might and Happiness, But Few Eggs

The Teke bazaar in Ashgabat in 2011. Basic staples, like eggs, sugar and cooking oil, have become hard to locate in Turkmenistan. The situation is likened by some commentators to what occurred in the late Soviet period, when large lines would form outside stores, although many basic items would not be available to purchase. (Photo: Asian Development Bank)

Turkmenistan has not in recent memory experienced much trouble providing its population with eggs. Until this recent holiday weekend, that is.
 

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