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Here's Turkmenistan's Dictator Singing His Heart Out Because Friday

The president of Turkmenistan is HAPPY.

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When he's not riding horses or oppressing his people, he loves nothing more than to sing his heart out. Here's some more of that performance.

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Turkmenistan's dictator – he won the last election with 97% of the vote – has a history of breaking out in song. Here's some of his earlier work:

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The song was apparently written by the president himself, according to the site Chronicles of Turkmenistan, which published the video.

Or maybe you'd like to hear him perform live?

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Or...this one...? (No idea what's going on here.)

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Rose Troup Buchanan is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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