Azerbaijan

29 May 2018
Three Takes on the Centenary of Caucasian Independence Premium

In spring 1918, three remarkably progressive states emerged in the power vacuum between Russia and Turkey.

 
8 May 2018
Azeri Bribery Scandal Widens Premium

Former members of the Council of Europe’s assembly accused of taking money, gifts to further interests of Baku regime.

 
19 April 2018
Azeri-Dutch Journalist Dodges Baku’s Extradition Bid Premium

Ukraine decides against sending reporter back to Azerbaijan, where he faces charges similar to those thrown at other regime critics.

 
10 April 2018
Election Time in the South Caucasus Premium

Aliev expected to win easily in Azerbaijan, while odds are Armenia’s outgoing president will pull a Putin.

 
5 February 2018
Azerbaijan Will Hold Snap Presidential Election Premium
Aliev calls poll six months early, leading to speculation about his motives.
 
24 January 2018
Azeri Opposition Leader Jailed Premium

Gozel Bayramli’s case shows Baku once again using spurious charges and political detention to silence dissent, critics say.

 
4 December 2017
Azerbaijan Puts Another Journalist on Trial Premium

Police say Afgan Mukhtarli illegally crossed the Georgian border, while he claims to have been abducted from Tbilisi.

 
29 November 2017
The Azerbaijani Laundromat: Why It Matters
Naming and shaming the perpetrators could be the best way of tackling international high-level corruption akin to the current case. Form Emerging Europe.
By Audrey L. Altstadt
 
8 November 2017
Azerbaijan Moves to Drastically Cut Number of Lawyers
The Azerbaijani parliament has approved amendments to the country’s civil code that would effectively bar roughly 90 percent of the country’s legal professionals from practicing law. From EurasiaNet.
By Mike Runey
 
31 October 2017
Trans-Caucasus Railway Opens Premium

Decades in the making, Baku-Tbilisi-Kars could further isolate Armenia.

 

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