October 3, 2016 / The Guardian
Joshua Kucera
Former political prisoners say democratic shift—like the capital's flashy skyline—is merely cosmetic, with the economic crisis exposing the state’s true authoritarianism.
A view of Baku Bay. Image by Alix Saz courtesy Creative Commons. Azerbaijan, 2015.
September 19, 2016 / PRI's The World
Joshua Kucera
Joshua Kucera explores the border between Europe and Asia, reporting here from Azerbaijan.
May 16, 2013 / Untold Stories
James V. Wertsch
There’s much to be learned about what drove the alleged bombers at the Boston Marathon. One place to start: the contested histories and unresolved tensions in their native North Caucasus.
July 3, 2012 / Untold Stories
Joshua Kucera
The Caspian Sea has been a strategic backwater for most of its history. But recent discoveries of large oil and natural gas reserves have touched off a five-way arms race.
June 26, 2012 / Foreign Policy
Joshua Kucera
The naval buildup in the Caspian Sea is amplifying regional tensions. It's Russia versus Iran, with three post-Soviet states—and trillions of dollars in oil—in the middle.
June 1, 2012
Tom Hundley
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from Haiti and Azerbaijan.
May 29, 2012 / Slate
Joshua Kucera
Azerbaijan's intolerance for journalists, Armenians and gays makes for an awkward Eurovision song contest.
May 10, 2012
Joshua Kucera
Oil in the Caspian Sea is making Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan rich. But with Iran and Russia on the sea, too, is it fueling a naval arms race as well?
Nagorno-Karabakh
August 11, 2011 / The Washington Post
Will Englund
Armenia and Azerbaijan may be on the brink of another bloody battle over the disputed land of Nagorno-Karabakh, a de-facto state in the mountainous region of the South Caucasus.
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August 3, 2011 / Untold Stories
Will Englund
Nagorno-Karabakh faces an unpredictable future as it fights for international recognition.
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July 29, 2011 / Untold Stories
Will Englund
The region of Nagorno-Karabakh has gained a de-facto independence, but still does not receive recognition by the international community.
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July 16, 2011 / The Washington Post
Will Englund
Armenians who fled Azerbaijan after war broke out with Nagorno-Karabakh 20 years ago are entitled, under Karabakh law, to land in bordering territories as compensation.
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July 8, 2011 / The Washington Post
Will Englund
The de-facto republic of Nagorno-Karabakh wants international recognition, but its fate depends largely on the strained relationship between Armenia and Azerbaijan.

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