Rufat Abbasov

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Karabakh's Election Conundrum

Azerbaijanis who fled during the Karabakh conflict were able to vote for a member of parliament who may not set foot in the disputed region.

10 Nov 05

Heads Roll in Azerbaijan

Failed comeback by leading opposition politician Rasul Guliyev ends with several government ministers sacked.

20 Oct 05

Azerbaijan Jails Opposition Figures

President condemns opponents as “common criminals”, but there are signs that having made its point, the government may release seven convicted men.

28 Oct 04

Azerbaijan Privatisation Row

The Azerbaijani government is defying international pressure to sell off the largest bank in the region.

5 May 04
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