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By Suha Bolukbasi

Azerbaijan’s Soviet and post-Soviet political background has been tumultuous and sundry, fairly in regards to the fight for independence, democracy and sovereignty. Suha Bolukbasi the following illustrates how post-Stalin resilience, the tolerance proven towards refined nationalist expression and Gorbachev's leisure of important keep watch over from Moscow have been all-in-part accountable for the preliminary emergence of a extra liberal surroundings in Azerbaijan. hence, concerns equivalent to Moscow's accountability for environmental degradation, the depletion of Azerbaijan's oil, and detrimental phrases of alternate have all began to be freely mentioned. notwithstanding, the Azerbaijan-Armenia dispute over Karabagh has had a dramatic impression at the political discourse. The dispute has develop into not just a global clash, yet one that consists of the lives of multiple million refugees. This ebook exhibits how Azerbaijan's fresh political heritage - either household and foreign - has encouraged the advance of the rustic and the background of the encompassing region.

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