Turkmen Women to Get $14 Womens Day Gift

RIA Novosti
Saturday 2nd March, 2013

MOSCOW, March 2 (RIA Novosti) – Women in the ex-Soviet state of Turkmenistan will receive 40 manats or $14 this week as a gift from the state ahead of the International Women’s Day, celebrated on March 8. According to a decree signed by President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow on Friday, all women regardless of their age and occupation will get the bonus, turkmenistan.ru website reported. In addition, a total of 174 mothers of large families in the impoverished country will be honored ahead of the holiday. March 8 became an official celebration in Russia soon after the Bolshevik Revolution…

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