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Putin's Plan for 2024: Will the Union of Russia and Belarus be Successful?

Vladimir Putin is in his last presidential term, but nobody expects that after his term expires he will remain outside of politics. Russia is a democratic republic on paper: it...

Structural Reforms in Azerbaijan

In order to create favorable conditions for economic development and to ensure dynamic development in Azerbaijan, structural reforms are very important. Although independent experts and international organizations have been saying...

The Country with the Lowest Social Inequality: According to an Updated UN Report, That’s Azerbaijan

The 2018 United Nations Human Development Report can be viewed as a source that everyone can reference with pride. According to the report, Azerbaijan is the leader in social equality...

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Disempowered and Unfinanced Azerbaijani Municipalities

In 8 months Azerbaijan will hold municipal elections. However, the Azeri public shows no interest in the existence or absence of local institutions of self-government. If people woke up in...

Domestic Violence: A Common Problem of State and Society

Domestic violence is the most widespread gender problem in Azerbaijan. In most households, domestic violence reveals itself in certain forms: as physical and sexual violence, or psychological oppression and some...

Structural Reforms in Azerbaijan

In order to create favorable conditions for economic development and to ensure dynamic development in Azerbaijan, structural reforms are very important. Although independent experts and international organizations have been saying...

The Country with the Lowest Social Inequality: According to an Updated UN Report, That’s Azerbaijan

The 2018 United Nations Human Development Report can be viewed as a source that everyone can reference with pride. According to the report, Azerbaijan is the leader in social equality...

The Exchange Rate Policies of Azerbaijan's Trading Partners, Part I: Imports

Periodically in the international press, there are heated debates about international currency wars. Countries accuse one another of stimulating exports by artificially lowering the value of their national currencies. Not...

A History of Political Shiism in Post-Soviet Azerbaijan

  Altay Goyushov and Kanan Rovshanoglu In recent years, Shiite religious groups have become important players in socio-political life in Azerbaijan. At the same time, political Shiism is becoming more...

A Response to Murad İsmayilov's Authoritarian Patriarchy, Racism, and the Crisis of Knowledge: Towards a “De-Radicalization” of the Global Religious Space

In an opinion concerning the recent radicalization of Muslims and the emergence of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), Murad Ismayilov makes a number of unsubstantiated assumptions...

Authoritarian Patriarchy, Racism, and the Crisis of Knowledge: Towards a “De-Radicalization” of the Global Religious Space

There has been much hype surrounding the alleged “radicalization” of Moslems, both across the post-Soviet space and globally. In recent years, the narrative of radicalization has tended to point to...

ECONOMY
Capital Flight: Does the Balance...

  Capital movements: legal and illegal channels From the experience of different countries, capital outflows...

OTHER
The Liberation of Baku: A...

In 28 May 1918, the Azerbaijani National Council declared the formation of the independent Azerbaijani...

ECONOMY
Outcomes of Azerbaijani Economy in...

  2018 ECONOMIC OUTCOMES (macroeconomic, monetary, and financial results) Introduction In 2015-2016, Azerbaijan faced a...

ECONOMY
How did Azerbaijani banks face...

  A retrospective view on the banking sector for the past five years Oil prices...

RELIGION
Muharram commemorations in the southern...

Local Shi'ism existed in the southern regions of the Azerbaijani republic, and particularly as concerns...

SOCIETY
The Social Protection of Mothers...

Securing an effective social protection of children under the age of 18 is a strategic...

OTHER
Philosophy Versus Majority Opinion: Epistemic...

The idea that philosophy can only be understood by a chosen few, instead of everyone,...

OTHER
Authoritarian Patriarchy, Racism, and the...

There has been much hype surrounding the alleged “radicalization” of Moslems, both across the post-Soviet...

ECONOMY
Capital and Regions: Main Socio-Economic...

One of the important conditions for sustainable and balanced development is interregional economic balance. However,...

ECONOMY
The Richest Poor

Although the title sounds strange, according to official statistics, the poor population in Azerbaijan receive...

SOCIETY
(Azerbaijani) Cənubi Qafqazda demokratik dəyişikliklər...

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SOCIETY
Intellectuals, Nationalism, and Politics

Nowadays, in one way or another, intellectuals are involved in politics. They are either directly...

OTHER
Argumentum ad Ignorantiam: Use of...

More than 17 years have passed since the order of July 18, 2001 on the...

ECONOMY
The Economy of Azerbaijan in...

  Table of Contents INTRODUCTION                     ...

OTHER
Gilles Deleuze: Relationship between Philosophy...

Cinema was undoubtedly one of most the serious events of the twentieth century. Acceleration of...