Men in white fur caps proudly ride horses across the steppe, rows of modern machinery glisten, Barbie-pink flamingos strut before clear blue skies and a white yacht cuts through the turquoise waters of the Caspian Sea.
Turkmenistan’s president, who has not been seen in over a month sparking speculation of his health, re-emerged in a broadcast Sunday purportedly showing him behind the wheel of a rally car performing vehicular stunts around the country’s famed crater inferno, the “Gateway to Hell."
Turkmenistan's repressive president is alive, well and has been driving stunts around a flaming pit nicknamed the "Gateway to Hell," according to recently released footage following rumors that he had died.
After a weeks-long disappearance that sparked rumors of his death, the president of Turkmenistan, Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, appeared on state television on Sunday driving a rally car to a flaming gas crater known as Hell's Gate.
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