Presidential initiative to hand out free flats to media professionals, praise them for being “helpers” appears at odds with the country’s lack of press freedom.
Alexander Lapshin admits only to ‘moral guilt’ for ignoring ban on Karabakh entry and criticizing the Azerbaijani leader.
Staff shakeup comes amid increasingly edgy relations with Caucasus enemies Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh.
Georgia launches investigation, as allegations swirl that Tbilisi might be complicit.
Azerbaijani dissidents are wondering whether Georgia will remain a safe haven, given its western neighbor’s record investments. From openDemocracy.
Each side says the other caused only minor damage, no casualties in skirmishes this week.
Baku celebrates Islamic unity and tolerance even as its sincerity about religious freedom comes under scrutiny.
Muckraking blogger says Azeri money flowed to Maltese companies linked to Maltese PM’s wife and two officials.
Armenians recoil as forbidden fruits from Azerbaijan make their way across the border and onto market stalls.
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