Gurbanguly Mälikgulyýewiç Berdimuhamedow
Gurbanguly Mälikgulyýewiç Berdimuhamedow

Berdimuhamedow has been the President of Turkmenistan since 2006. He is a moderate Muslim traditionalist who has sought to normalize life in Turkmenistan after the more unorthodox religious beliefs of his predecessor Niyazov. In the 2017 elections, he was re-elected with 97% of the vote.

Source of Influence: Political

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