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About Anar Valiyev

Anar Valiyev’s areas of expertise are public policy of post-Soviet republics, democracy and governance, and urban development and planning. He studied public policy at the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University and Urban and Public Policy at the University of Louisville in Kentucky.

Articles by Anar Valiyev

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Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

The Sochi Syndrome

Grandiose urban development projects and international mega-events are ideal opportunities for authoritarian leaders to flaunt their power – and provide their associates with lucrative construction contracts.

Azerbaijan and the Ukraine crisis

The crisis in Ukraine put the Azerbaijani government in an uncomfortable position.

 

 

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