Articles by Lada Yevgrashina



New Wave of Karabakh Clashes

  • 06 March 08
  • Reuters
Azerbaijan and Armenia accused each other Wednesday of triggering a shootout in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh that killed up to 16 people, one of the biggest such clashes in recent years.

Azeris Building Center to Honor Late Leader

  • 19 February 08
  • Reuters
Azerbaijan's ruling elite has grown rich from oil, and now it is to acquire the ultimate status symbol: a monument to the president's father designed by one of the world's most sought-after architects.

Baku Will Splash Out Oil Wealth on a Center

  • 12 February 08
  • Reuters
Azerbaijan's ruling elite has grown rich from oil, and now it is to acquire the ultimate status symbol: a monument to the president's father designed by one of the world's most sought-after architects.

U.S. Military Mum After Radar Visit

  • 19 September 07
  • Reuters
U.S. military experts inspected a Russian-operated early warning radar station Tuesday but reserved judgment on Moscow's offer to use it as an alternative to Washington's planned missile defense shield in Eastern Europe.

Baku-Ceyhan Pipeline Opens to Caspian Oil

  • 26 May 05
  • Reuters
Oil started on Wednesday to flow into a U.S.-backed pipeline which will carry Caspian oil to the West and loosen Russia's stranglehold on exports from the region.

Azeri Editor Killed, Rally Planned

  • 04 March 05
  • Reuters
Opponents of Azeri President Ilham Aliyev said Thursday that they planned to turn the funeral of a murdered opposition journalist into a popular protest against the government.

Azeri President Aliyev Collapses Twice

  • 22 April 03
  • Reuters
Azeri President Heidar Aliyev, who has ruled his oil-rich nation with an iron grip for a decade, collapsed twice before reviving to complete a televised speech on Monday.

Putin Meets Azeri Leader

  • 09 January 01
  • Reuters
Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Azerbaijan on Tuesday, aiming to smooth ties with the former Soviet neighbour and preparing for tricky talks to help end the Azeris' conflict with Armenia.

Russia Says It Will Compromise on Caspian

Baku Says Foreigners to Invest $10Bln in State Assets Sell-Off