Posted by: cnisbaku
Май 13, 2020 |
Center for National and International Studies
The dominating topic this week was the disclosed agreement of Azerbaijani government to the Iran’s project of building power station and the bridge from Iran to the occupied by Armenia Azerbaijani region Jabrayil in 2016 , the facts of corruption in the coronavirus related state aid distribution ( the salaries to the medical employees), closure of the 4 banks, alleged death of Ramiz Mehdiyev (ex-grey cardinal), continued repressions and new arrests of opposition activists, recent arrest of the head...
The CNIS held its next in the series of “Azerbaijan Democratic Republic ( 1918-1920) Round Tables” conference on the 8th of February in Baku. The round table was devoted to the political parties and elections and their characteristics in the oil rich post-Soviet states.
Development of the democratic institutions in the post-Soviet oil rich states of the Caspian region faces additional to the common soviet legacies structural obstacles. These characteristics include first of all ruling elite’s monopoly over oil and gas resources, which in the absence of the real mechanisms of the public...