As the years pass since the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the independent countries of the Transcaucasus, Azerbaijan in particular, are growing less, not more, democratic. A promising, democratically elected government was overthrown by a Russian-sponsored coup in 1993, and now Azerbaijan is governed by the same people who were in charge in Soviet times. […]

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