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Front Cover: Sunset on the Caspian Sea. Photo:
Back Cover: Members of the dance and drumming
troupes who were selected to perform at the 1995 International
Festival of Youth in Aberdeen this August which was sponsored
by British Petroleum. Photo: courtesy of BP. See story on page
There's more to Azerbaijan
than just oil and gas. Think agriculture, industry, and minerals.
Check out the medicinal properties of snake venom and its price on the international market.
Take a look at the special feature interview with Rustam Ibrahimbeyov, who wrote the screenplay for
the 1995 Academy Award winning Oscar, "Best Foreign Film,"
Mikhalkov's "Burnt by the Sun."
2 Reader's Forum
6 Baku Diary: The Greatest Resource,
Friends - Susan Cornnell
8 The Scorching
Sun and the Nature of Totalitarian Systems, Film Oscar for
Azerbaijan: Interview with Screenwriter, Rustam Ibrahimbeyov
- Betty Blair (Azeri
Latin, page 14).
Natural Mineral Resources of Azerbaijan: Waiting to be Developed - A.M. Shekinski
Again to Aberdeen! Azerbaijani Youth Invited to the Aberdeen
International Youth Festival
- Susan Glendinning
in Azerbaijan: An Overview. Prospects for Development
22 Places to See
26 Azerbaijan's "White Gold"
and Its Agricultural Resources
- Svetlana Turyalay
of Life or Death: The Venom of Caucasian Vipers - Mark Hopkins
33 SOCAR Section:
The AIOC Azerbaijan International Operating Company. Interview
with President Terry Adams
40 Will Azerbaijan
Really Benefit from the Consortium Contract?
41 Azerbaijan Society
for Petroleum Geologists - Akif Narimanov 95 + Caspian Oil and
Gas Exhibition and Conference - Judith Patten
43 Doing Business With Azerbaijan: What Works
- by Hugo Vargas and Shirin Bazleh
50 World War
II and Azerbaijan: 50th Anniversary of the Allied Victory
- Fuad Akhundov, Fikrat
T. Aliyev and Mikhail Agarunov
58 A Masterful Juggling Act by Azerbaijan's Leader - Trudy Rubin
59 The White
House: Statement by President Bill Clinton on the Occasion
of the 80th Anniversary of Armenian Victims
63 Doing Business in Azerbaijan:
The Most Frequently Asked Questions - Ilgar Veliyev
Interview: German Chargés d'Affaires Michael Schmunk
- Svetlana Turyalay
National Aerospace Agency: New Directions - Dr. Arif S. Mehtiyev
the Spirit of
Azerbaijan via Contemporary Persian Literature (4) Constitutional
Era: Works of Golam Husein Sa'edi - Hassan Javadi and Abolfazl
75 Azerbaijanis in Sweden - Alireza Ardebili
76 Azerbaijanis Try to Learn English: Under US Handicap - by
77 Humanitarian Aid to Azerbaijan-How to Get It There - Mark
80 Azerbaijan Resource Directory
(3.2) Summer 1995.
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