The forgotten history of Soviet-American vaccine diplomacy

Despite the deterioration in relations between the United States and Russia, there’s some hope that new forms of “vaccine diplomacy” may once again take hold. The June 2021 summit held in Geneva between President Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin suggests the two countries are open to high-level dialogue

100-year anniversary of Dagestan ASSR

This year marks 100 years since the founding of the Dagestan Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (DASSR). The corresponding decree was issued on January 20, 1921. This day, according to many historians and politicians, became the starting point for a new stage for the Dagestani peoples

First refugees of the dying USSR

The Soviet state dealt itself a crushing blow in November 1987, resigning itself to the expulsion of 200,000 Azerbaijanis from Armenia. Speaking about the stages of the collapse of the USSR, experts often offer a simplified …

Azerbaijan celebrating National Revival Day

Azerbaijan is celebrating the National Revival Day on November 17. On the first days of 1988, Armenia started its evident aggression against Azerbaijan. Seeing the head of the USSR's indifferent attitude towards these events, the …