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Russia's Peacekeeping Operations

On the night of November 9, 2020, a trilateral statement signed by the leaders of Russia, Azerbaijan, and Armenia ended the 44-day Karabakh war. Russian peacekeeping forces entered the conflict...

The Second City Effect in Balanced Regional Development: a Socio-Economic Portrait of the Second-Tier Cities in Azerbaijan

In his book, The Rise and Fall of Nations, Ruchir Sharma, head of emerging markets at Morgan Stanley, a US transnational financial institution, notes that the second city phenomenon has...

Maritime Trade and Environmental Cooperation in the Caspian Sea

Since the 10 November 2020 ceasefire agreement, Turkey has been showing a growing interest in securing its position in the Chinese Belt and Road (BRI) initiative linking Eastern and Western...

The Main Trend of 2020: State Charitable Funds. What Came of Them?

In the economic life of Azerbaijan, 2020 was marked by the establishment of various state funds (actually charitable funds). Although the activities of these funds were short-lived, they had a...

Is the Political Status of Nagorno-Karabakh That Important?

The question of the political status Nagorno-Karabakh has been at the centre of the conflict since it emerged in 1988. Yet, as the conflict enters a new phase the contours...

The Riddle of Karabakh’s Status

In this article, I will first examine the status discussions which preceded the 44-day Second Karabakh War. Then I will look at Russia's previous peacekeeping activities and share my views...

The Second City Effect in Balanced Regional Development: a Socio-Economic Portrait of the Second-Tier Cities in Azerbaijan

In his book, The Rise and Fall of Nations, Ruchir Sharma, head of emerging markets at Morgan Stanley, a US transnational financial institution, notes that the second city phenomenon has...

Why Is It Impossible To Measure the Quality of Housing in Azerbaijan?

It is easy to measure the quantity of housing in Azerbaijan because, according to the reports submitted by various agencies (construction companies, property registrars, local executive bodies, etc.), it poses...

The Minimum Wage and Wage Labor in Azerbaijan

According to the Labor Code, the minimum wage is a social norm that determines the minimum level of monthly wages for unskilled labor and services, taking into account economic and...

The Azerbaijani Government’s Islamic Rhetoric During the Six-Week War in Karabakh

In September 2020 war broke out between Azerbaijan and Armenia over Nagorno-Karabakh. It lasted approximately six weeks and resulted in Azerbaijan regaining control over the vast majority of the territories...

Muslim Believers in Azerbaijani Prisons

Among the political prisoners of Azerbaijan, religious believers have for a long time been the majority. According to the latest list of the Working Group on Political Prisoners, 49 out...

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...

SOCIETY
Assessing Recent Government-Civil Society Interactions...

In summer 2020, the foreign policy advisor to the President of Azerbaijan held a series...

EVENT
Azərbaycan məktəblərinin "yeni" problemi: bullinq...

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SOCIETY
Democracy or Epistocracy? A Choice...

In the previous article named Importance of Voter Competence in Democracy, I discussed the dangers...

SOCIETY
Azov böhranı

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SOCIETY
The Universalism of Human Rights...

Most of main legal comments on human rights law present concerning on the cultural context...

OTHER
Diskurs nəzəriyyəsi və siyasi analizə...

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OTHER
What do you really know...

  By Hugo Mercier at Princeton University Press 

SOCIETY
Iran Torn Between Armenia and...

The revival, on Sunday, September 27, 2020, of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict naturally provoked the reaction...

OTHER
Hilas və Filonus arasında üç...

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SOCIETY
Rusiyada Konstitusiya dəyişikliyi: seçkili avtoritarizmdən...

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OTHER
Philosophy Versus Majority Opinion: Epistemic...

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

ECONOMY
Fiscal Theory of Price Level:...

In this paper, we will investigate the relationship between public debt and primary government surplus...

EVENT
Koronavirus böhranı və Azərbaycan iqtisadiyyatı...

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SOCIETY
Addressing High Infant Mortality Rate...

Introduction It is undeniable that the Azerbaijan Government has made significant progress in addressing infant...

ECONOMY
SOCAR: Big Problems at the...

At an online meeting on August 6 between President Ilham Aliyev and several ministers on...