20 October 2003 Azerbaijan misses “opportunity for a genuinely democratic election process,” as bloodshed mars election of Ilham Aliev as president. BAKU, Azerbaijan–Azerbaijan’s 34 years under the rule of Heidar Aliev ended on 15 October in riots and the election of his son Ilham to the presidency. In angry clashes after results were announced, two […]

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