US

April 22, 2010

Ambassador-at-Last

As anti-American hysteria of official Baku reaches its climax these days, Steve LeVine brings back an old rumour – after nearly eight months with a Chargé d’affaires, US has decided to appoint an ambassador to Baku.


April 1, 2010

News from America, 130-year old

There was a beautiful Azerbaijani newspaper Akinchi (The Cultivator) published between 1875 and 1877. So what did The Cultivator wrote about America then? Below are some excerpts published in Aynur Bashirli’s In a Spotlight of Free Press: New York Times about Azerbaijan and translated here by me.