Azerbaijan was once one of the poorest republics in the Soviet Union. Thanks to the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan oil pipeline, money is flowing, and Azerbaijan is now one of the wealthiest.
Free Enterprise Is Now Sprouting In Communist Cuba?
Around 85 percent of all Cubans with jobs are employed by the state earning about US$ 20 dollars per month in exchange for free access to services like health and education, and a ration of subsidized goods.
Georgia Marginalizing Russian Language In Favor Of English
Mikheil Saakashvili became president of Georgia after President Eduard Shevardnadze resigned in a November 2003 bloodless “Rose Revolution” led by Saakashvili himself and his political allies.
Modernization Has Obliged Russia To Change Her Image
In line with Russia’s desire for modernization, she needs more than ever the alliances of the west.