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Turkmenistan unveils 19-foot monument of golden dog

November 12, 2020
Who’s a gold boy? The president of Turkmenistan this week unveiled 19-foot statue, gold-coated sculpture of his favorite breed of dog on a bustling traffic circle in the Central Asian country’s capital city. The gilded statue, which towers over the streets below from atop a grand pedestal in Ashgabat, honors the Central Asian shepherd dog