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  Azerbaijan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Azerbaijan (Azerbaijani: Azərbaycan), officially the Republic of Azerbaijan (Azerbaijani: Azərbaycan Respublikası), is a country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia.
The Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic (an exclave of Azerbaijan) borders Armenia to the north and east, Iran to the south and west, and Turkey to the northwest.
The official language of Azerbaijan is Azerbaijani, a member of the Oguz subdivision of the Turkic language family, and is spoken by around 95% of the republic’s population, as well as about a third of the population of Iran.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Azerbaijan   (1890 words)

 Azerbaijan SSR - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Azerbaijan SSR (Azeri: Azərbaycan Sovet Sosialist Respublikası(ASSR), Turkish: Azerbaycan Sovyet Sosyalist Cumhuriyeti(ASSC), Азәрбаjҹан Совет Сосиалист Республикасы; Russian: Азербайджанская Советская Социалистическая Республика, often shortened to АССР) was the name given to Azerbaijan when it was part of the Soviet Union from 1936 to 1991.
Established as a Soviet Socialist Republic on April 28, 1920, from March 12, 1922 to December 5, 1936 it was part of the Transcaucasian Federative Soviet Socialist Republic together with the Armenian SSR and the Georgian SSR.
The constitution of the Azerbaijan SSR was approved by the 9th Extraordinary All-Azeri Congress of Soviets on March 14, 1937.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Azerbaijan_SSR   (637 words)

 Struggle for Seccession from the Az.SSR
The authorities of Azerbaijan SSR systematically and persistently violated the rights and interests of the Armenian population of the Nagorno Karabagh Autonomous Oblast during the entire time it was under Azeri rule.
On February 20, 1988 the session of the Nagorno Karabagh Oblsast Soviet of People’s Deputies resolved to appeal to the Supreme Soviets of Azerbaijan and Armenian SSRs to transfer NKAO from Azerbaijan to Armenia.
The USSR Supreme Soviet disbanded the Special Governing Committee forming an Organizational Committee of Azerbaijan SSR on NKAO, without directly outlining its goals and level of authority, as it was mentioned in the resolution of the USSR Constitutional Oversight Committee of November 28, 1991.
nkr.am /eng/history/borba.htm   (2132 words)

 Ministry of Foreign Affairs
August 31 - The occupation of the Gubadly district of Azerbaijan by the Armenian troops.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan in its statement drew the attention of the international community to the fact that conducting of these exercises is another obvious evidence of the aggression by the Republic of Armenia against the Republic of Azerbaijan, and of occupation of its territories.
In the threshold of the Council of Europe's Summit in Warsaw Presidents Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan and Robert Kocharyan of Armenia met at the Belvedere palace in the presence of the OSCE Minsk group Co-chairs, and Foreign Ministers Sergey Lavrov of Russia and Michel Barnier of France.
www.mfa.gov.az /eng/armenian_aggresion/history.shtml   (5604 words)

 History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
During the period from the ninth to the eleventh centuries, the territory of Azerbaijan was the scene of the formation of a number of independent States — those of the Shirvanshahs, Sajids, Salarids, Ravvadids and Sheddadids, and, at the beginning of the twelfth century, the Atabay Eldegiz State (1136-1225).
The Azerbaijan Republic was engaged in building a democratic society based on the rule of law under very difficult conditions for the establishment of its statehood.
In 1922 the Azerbaijan SSR was incorporated into the USSR, within which the attributes of independence of the constituent republics were of a purely formal nature.
www.azembassy.com /azerbaijan/hist.html   (2545 words)

 ··· Azeri Genocide ···
July 13 - Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Azerbaijani SSR considered the decision of the session of the Regional Soviet from July 12, 1958, as an illicit act.
December 1 - The Supreme Soviet of the Armenian SSR passed an anti-constitutional resolution “on reunification of the Armenian SSR and Nagorny Karabakh”.
December 7 - The Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Azerhaijani SSR assessed this resolution of the Armenian Supreme Soviet from December 1, 1989 as inadmissible interference in the affairs of the Azerbaijani SSR, encroachment on its territorial integrity.
www.azerigenocide.org /hist/hist13.htm   (909 words)

 .:: Mission of Azerbaijan to the European Union ::.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
July 7 — Decree of the Central Executive Committee of the Communist Party of Azerbaijan SSR on “Formation of the Autonomous Region in the Mountainous Karabakh with an administrative center in Khankendi” (The name of the town was renamed from Khankendi to Stepanakert after Stepan Shaumian, famous bolshevik leader, in September 1923).
August 31 — The occupation of the Gubadly district of Azerbaijan by the Armenian troops.
Azerbaijan confirmed its readiness to resume negotiations within the OSCE Minsk Group framework, on the basis of the previous proposal of the cochairmen, on the step-by-step settlement plan;
www.azerbaijan-eu.com /chronology.php   (3371 words)

 Tourism in Azerbaijan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The illegal declaration of the state of emergency in Baku, invasion of the armed forces into the city and severe violence against the peaceful population with the use of heavy equipment and killing weapons under conditions of full lack of any resistance from the population was the crime against the Azerbaijani people.
The ex leader of Azerbaijan, member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of CPSU, retired Deputy Chairman of USSR Ministries Council Heydar Aliyev held the press-conference in the Permanent Representation of Azerbaijan in Moscow where he condemned inhuman action of soviet troops in Azerbaijan.
The session adopted the Decree of the Supreme Council of the Azerbaijani SSR On cancellation of the state of emergency in Baku city.
azerbaijan.tourism.az /garakonf/20yanv/20jan.html   (2248 words)

 Untitled Document
Azerbaijani SSR or the Republic of Azerbaijan have done nothing to prove their willingness to protect the rights and freedoms of their citizens of Armenian ethnicity: not when the displacement was still to launch, not during the deportations, and not even later.
Exodus from Azerbaijani SSR and migration to Armenian SSR was basically an instance of searching for “political asylum”, since at that moment the major and most probably the only concern of these people was basic survival, protection of their lives and lives of their family and friends.
Azerbaijan, in connivance with leadership of the Ministry of defense of RF, essentially appropriated and took over the armament and military technology of the military bases of the former USSR that were deployed on its territory.
www.nkr.am /eng/kniga_03.htm   (4866 words)

 ··· Azeri Genocide ···
January 9- Seizure of the Azerhaijani hostages by Armenians in the region of Shusha of Azerbaijan SSR.
March 24- The attack of the armed thugs of the Armenian SSR to the villages of the Gazakh region of the Azerbaijani SSR.
September 23- The People’s deputies of the USSR from Azerbaijan appealed the Supreme Soviet of the USSR “On forcible deportation of the Azerbaijani population of Armenia”.
www.azerigenocide.org /facts/fact07b.htm   (1375 words)

 Islam and Soviet Heritage
Azerbaijan, which had never had its own statehood, was meant to become another Turkish republic with an outlet to the Caspian Sea and Central Asia and was to absorb native Armenian territories.
The part of Ossetia to the south of the Greater Caucasus was united with the Georgian SSR as the South-Ossetian autonomous region.
From 1923 the accession of Nakhichevan, Armenian territory, to Azerbaijan with the status of an autonomous republic was formalised.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/library/news/2000/02/islam/367.htm   (3496 words)

 The Twilight of Sovereignty in Azerbaijan
Lavrenty Beria was NKVD chief of Stalin’s USSR at the time, and Azerbaijan was under the immediate leadership of infamous Beria protégé Mir Jafar Bagirov, the Azerbaijan SSR First Secretary (1933-53) who carried out the purges and terror in the republic.
Azerbaijan’s southern neighbor — Iran — is out of the question for Washington, and in any case is home to about 20 million ethnic Azeris and no fan of secular, independent Azerbaijan.
W.M. Thomson was assigned to Azerbaijan’s capital, Baku, to ensure that the British Empire was supplied with a bit of oil from the area, and that the Bolsheviks were not supplied with any.
www.antiwar.com /orig/nagle5.html   (3629 words)

 Timeline Azerbaijan
A fifth of Azerbaijan was controlled by Armenian insurgents when Abulfaz Elchibey was ousted from the presidency and replaced by former Communist party chief Geidar Aliyev.
The presidents of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Georgia and Turkey were on hand for the ceremony at the Sangachal oil terminal.
Azerbaijan's president pledged parliamentary elections would be followed by further democratic reform, but his political opponents alleged there were voting violations that could taint the results.
timelines.ws /countries/AZERBAIJAN.HTML   (2785 words)

 HUNMAGYAR.ORG - TURAN - AZERBAIJAN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Azerbaijani land was divided between Persia and Russia by the treaties of Gulistan in 1813 and Turkmanchay in 1828.
The proposal was rejected by the Supreme Soviet of Azerbaijan, later by the Central Committee.
The President of Azerbaijan, Mutalibov, fell victim to a coup, made a come-back, but was removed again in May 1992 and the APF took power.
www.hunmagyar.org /turan/azeri/azeri.html   (974 words)

 About Azerbaijan
The resettlement of Armenians in the territory of Azerbaijan
The Russian authorities resettled the Armenians primarily on the territory of the Nakhchivan, Iravan and Garabagh khanates.
The legal status of the NKAO, under the Constitution of the Azerbaijan SSR, was defined by the Law on the Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Region adopted on the recommendation of the Soviet of People's Deputies of the NKAO by the Supreme Soviet of Azerbaijan.
www.beloit.edu /~sap/azerbaijan/NK_conflict.htm   (2194 words)

 State Party Report - Armenia
Azerbaijan countered the decision of the Supreme Soviet of the Armenian SSR by adopting a radically negative attitude.
Anti-Armenian pogroms at Sumgait (February 1988), Kirovabad (November 1988) and Baku (January 1990) and the deportation of the populations of 24 Armenian villages in 1991 testified to Azerbaijan's unwillingness and inability to ensure the safety of the population of Nagorny-Karabakh.
On 30 August 1991 the Supreme Soviet of the SSR of Azerbaijan proclaimed the restoration of the national independence of 1918-1920, thereby initiating the process of secession of the SSR of Azerbaijan from the USSR.
www.hri.ca /fortherecord1999/documentation/tbodies/e-1990-5-add36.htm   (15745 words)

 In Search of Khazar
It is expedient to establish a many-profiled English Language Azerbaijan university under the Institute of National Economy Management by the Council of Ministers of Azerbaijan SSR and the Ministry of Education of Azerbaijan SSR.
To confirm the constitution of the English Language Azerbaijan University prepared by the Ministry of Education of the Azerbaijan Republic and by the Institute of National Economy Management at the Cabinet of Ministers of the Azerbaijan Republic (enclosed).
Planning-Economy department of the Ministry of Education of the Azerbaijan Republic (comrade Khankishiyev B.A.), together with State Planning Committee of the Azerbaijan Republic and Ministry of Finance to solve the financial problems of the English Language Azerbaijan University in accordance with the resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers.
www.khazar.org /jas/text/education5.html   (4585 words)

 Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The Republic of Armenia Official Site
Two workers at the Azerbaijan SSR's Kutkashenskiy Agro-Industrial Association, general director A. Danakyan and accountant A. Bagdasaryan, [were] indicted groundlessly for embezzlement and sentenced to the supreme penalty by the Azerbaijan SSR Supreme Court, [and] were falsely imprisoned for around 3 years, 21 months of which were passed in the death cell.
Osmanov, investigator in charge of particularly important cases in the Azerbaijan SSR Internal Affairs Department, has also been dismissed from his post and expelled from the CPSU for groundlessly instituting criminal proceedings against Bagdasaryan and others.
I. Ismailov, former chairman of the Azerbaijan SSR Supreme Court, and A. Zamanov, former republican prosecutor, have been severely reprimanded.
www.armeniaforeignministry.com /fr/nk/nk_file/article/47.html   (501 words)

 Karabakh.org | Chronology of Armenian - Azerbaijani conflict (1987 - 2001)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Supreme Soviet of the Armenian SSR approves the decision of the regional
Soviet of the Azerbaijan SSR passes resolution "On the sovereignty of the
AR of Azerbaijan and in the occupied districts of Karabakh.
karabakh.org /?id=3064   (2650 words)

 Karabakh conflict chronology
A protest by the inhabitants of the Armenian-populated village of Chardakhly against the firing of the head of the village is brutally supressed by the Azerbaijani police under the leadership of Asadov—the first secretary of the Communist party regional comitee of the Shamkhor district (Azerbaijan SSR).
The joint session of the Supreme Soviet of the Armenian SSR and the National Soviet of NKAO unanimously adopt a resolution on re-unification of Armenia and Nagorno Karabakh.
Azerbaijan violates the cease-fire terms and launches a large-scale offensive against NKR along the entire front line.
budapest.sumgait.info /karabakh-chronology.htm   (937 words)

 BakuTODAY.net - How we lose our summits?
Now even the parts of Azerbaijan that I labeled for myself, as the ugliest seem to me the “most beautiful sections of the world not to be compared to anywhere else”.
It was not even on Armenian side — Zangezur region that “enters” into Azerbaijan, the region that first Communist boss of Azerbaijan SSR, N. Narimanov granted to Armenia on the day of establishment of Armenia SSR — on November 29, 1920.
As 15% of the currently occupied territory of Azerbaijan by Armenia is equal to the 60% of the latter’s internationally recognized territory, Azerbaijan’s third highest peak is the second in Armenia now.
www.bakutoday.net /view.php?d=9866   (2347 words)

 Permanent Mission of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the United Nations Office at Genova   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
State symbols of the Republic of Azerbaijan shall be: the Republic of Azerbaijan Flag, the Republic of Azerbaijan Emblem, the Republic of Azerbaijan National Anthem.
The proportion of the width to the length shall be 1 by 2.
The design of the Republic of Azerbaijan Flag and the Republic of Azerbaijan State Emblem, the music and the text of the Republic of Azerbaijan National Anthem shall be defined by the Constitutional Law.
www.azerbaijan-un-geneva.az /azerbaijan.php   (921 words)

 The State Statistical Committee of Azerbaijan Republic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The State Statistical Committee of Azerbaijan Republic is guided by the Constitution of the Azerbaijan Republic, The Law of Azerbaijan Republic on Statistics, other legislative acts, Decrees and orders of the President of the Azerbaijan Reepublic, decrees and decisions of the Cabinet of Ministers, international agreements in the sphere of statistics and this Statute.
Currency received in the result of the activity of the State Statistical Committee of the Azerbaijan Republic is used for the development of material technical base and social development, as well as for international cooperation in the sphere of statistics in the manner as stipulated in the legislation of the Azerbaijan Republic.
Deputy Chairmen of the State Statistical Committee of the Azerbaijan Republic are appointed and dismissed by the President of the Azerbaijan Republic upon the petition by the Chairman of the State Statistical Committee of the Azerbaijan Republic.
www.azstat.org /decision/indexen.php   (2689 words)

 ReliefWeb » Document Preview » Caucasus: Top 5 myths circulating about the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
However, even lesser known was the fact that several Armenian nationals actively participated in the mob as well as the involvement of the KGB (which later confiscated all the relevant court materials from Azerbaijani authorities and transferred several of the mobsters out of the republic).
While the provocation and incrimination of Azerbaijan and its people was largely successful, by those who masterminded the plot, it was never complete, since Azerbaijani people refused to participate in any atrocities, and actually were involved in saving the lives of many of their Armenian neighbors.
The illegal declarations were immediately proclaimed null and void by both Azerbaijan SSR and USSR Supreme Soviet (Parliament), the supreme legislative authority at that time, as well as by the Milli Majlis (Parliament) of independent Azerbaijan Republic.
www.reliefweb.int /rw/rwb.nsf/AllDocsByUNID/1e7c9f2c6e54af6ac1256d3b002e0ef4   (1803 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Armenian SSR Supreme Soviet's adoption of joint resolutions with an unconstitutional body--the Nagorno-Karabakh National Council-- and the recognition of the Congress of Plenipotentiary Representatives of Nagorno-Karabakh and the National Council formed by it as the sole legitimate authority in the autonomous oblast contravene Articles 2, 78, 86, 87, and 145 of the USSR Constitution.
The Armenian SSR Supreme Soviet adopted 9 January 1990 a resolution "On Inclusion in the State Plan for the Economic and Social Development of the Armenian SSR in 1990 of a Plan for the Socioeconomic Development of NKAO in 1990," thus violating the sovereign rights of the Azerbaijan SSR.
To propose the Armenian SSR Supreme Soviet Presidium, on the basis of Point 5 of Article 119 of the USSR Constitution, that it take steps to bring the republic's legislative acts into line with the USSR Constitution.
www.zerbaijan.com /azeri/USSR_NKAO.txt   (175 words)

 Artsakh / Nagorno-Karabakh
Artsakh is better known internationally as Nagorno-Karabakh, a former Azerbaijan enclave in Armenia.
On 12 January 1989 the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR adopted the Decree "About introduction of special forms of management in the Nagorno-Karabakh autonomous region of Azerbaijan SSR", with effect on 20 January 1989.
Now the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic is not an enclave, since in the mid-1990s the Armenian troops occupied the territory between the former autonomous region and the former Armenian SSR (the so-called corridor of Latchin) and a lot of other adjoining Azerbaijan territory.
flagspot.net /flags/az-artsa.html   (850 words)

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