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Turkmenistan: Information on the nationalist uprisings of May 1989

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada
Publication Date 1 October 1992
Citation / Document Symbol TMT11978
Cite as Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Turkmenistan: Information on the nationalist uprisings of May 1989, 1 October 1992, TMT11978, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6ab0f50.html [accessed 11 July 2014]
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Attached please find a series of articles which provide information on the nationalist uprisings in Turkmenistan in May 1989. The DIRB in Ottawa has no further information on this subject at the present time.

Attachments

The Associated Press (AP). 13 May 1989. PM Cycle. "Crowd Rampages Through Second City in Turkmenia." (NEXIS)

. 3 May 1989. PM Cycle. Mark J. Porubcansky, "100 Arrested After Riot in Soviet Central Asia." (NEXIS)

BBC Summary of World Broadcasts. 26 June 1989. "Turkmenia to Combat Employment Problems Following Demonstrations." (NEXIS)

The Daily Telegraph. 4 May 1989. Xan Smiley, "May Day Rioting in Soviet Central Asia as Unrest Spreads." (NEXIS)

Reuters. 12 May 1989. AM Cycle. "Huge Demonstration in Armenia, Fresh Trouble in Turkmenia." (NEXIS)

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