Several reasons why Baku should not be interested in provocation along the border with Armenia
Rusif Huseynov is the Co-founder and Director of Topchubashov Center, a Baku-based think tank.
His main interests are socio-political developments, frozen conflicts, and ethnic minorities, in post-Soviet countries, while his focus areas mainly cover Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Caucasus and Central Asia.
Mr. Huseynov obtained his bachelor’s degree from Baku State University and master’s degree from the University of Tartu.
He is a ReThink.CEE (2021) fellow with the German Marshall Fund of the United States and Local Focal Point within the EU4Dialogue project.
Mr. Huseynov also taught as an adjunct lecturer at ADA University.
He pens articles for international media outlets such as The National Interest, The Jamestown Foundation, the New Eastern Europe.
Co-founder, Deputy Director
Murad Muradov graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations from the Academy of Public Administration of the Republic of Azerbaijan (2011), a Master of Arts in Diplomacy and International Affairs from the Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy (2013) and a Master of Science in Comparative Politics from the London School of Economics (2015). He participated in a number of training programs, summer schools and fellowships both in Azerbaijan and abroad, including the John Smith Trust Fellowship for Wider Europe (2017). His areas of expertise cover security and geopolitics of post-Soviet countries, Western European politics and international political economy.
Ayaz Rzayev studied at Baku State University in 2007-2011 and received BA in International Studies. He obtained his MA from the University of Bologna, Italy in 2015. In 2016-2019, he worked as a researcher at the Center for Strategic Studies (CSS), and then as a leading consultant at the Center of Analysis of International Relations. Ayaz is an expert on international security.
The Topchubashov Center was established in April 2018 by the team managing The Politicon- an online platform for authors writing about politics and governance in all their forms and dimensions. It is also affiliated with the Center for Regional...Read More
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