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The Internet Comes to Turkmenistan

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, March 18 2011

The U.S. Embassy Ashgabat gives a peek inside this week's "First Time Online for Women" program, wherein Turkmen women and girls get introduced to the Google. According to the CIA World Fact Book, there are 80,400 Internet users in that post-Soviet state, or about 1.5% of the population.