· July, 2006

Stories about Azerbaijan from July, 2006

Voices from the Caucasus

  27 July 2006

Russian tourists rest in the shade in the Novy Afon (New Athos) monastery near the capital of the Georgian breakaway region of Abkhazia – by eurutuf What follows is a roundup of notable blog conversations from the Caucasus that took place over the last week. For a change, how about...

Caucasus: BTC & Israel

  26 July 2006

Ben Paarmann questions those that claim that controlling the Baku-Tblisi-Ceyhan pipeline and accessing Central Asian and Caspian oil is a hidden motive for Israel in its fighting in Lebanon.

Central Asia: Eurasian Islam

  18 July 2006

Ataman Rakim argues for a Eurasian Islam that would unite Muslims of the former Soviet Union under a common identity and serve not so much as a formal set of religious and political ideas but instead as a catalyst for social initiatives.

Azerbaijan: Heydar

  17 July 2006

Denise writes about the omnipresence of Heydar Aliev, the former president of Azerbaijan whose name and image can be found all over the place.