· August, 2005

Stories about Azerbaijan from August, 2005

Azerbaijan: On Melons

  19 August 2005

Carpetblogger wonders if rumors about nitrites injected into Azeri watermelons are true, or if they make any difference, giving the levels of environmental toxins to be found in the country anyway.

Armenia: Tough talk on Nagorno Karabakh

  18 August 2005

Blogrel‘s Hovakim notes that Azeri President Ilham Aliyev has been “talking tough” again about possible military action over Nagorno Karabakh, a largely ethnic Armenian enclave which seceded from Azerbaijan in 1991, but says ordinary people on both sides are unlikely to want to go along with it.

Azerbaijan: US Base Moving to AZ?

  4 August 2005

With US forces scheduled to evacuate Uzebekistan before the end of the year, there's a great deal of speculation that the US will find a willing replacement in Azerbaijan. Blogrel looks at the the move and links to more coverage.