NAGs Republic of Azerbaijan

Republic of Azerbaijan

Year Formed: 1945
Year Terminated: 1946

Target States:

Ideational Characteristics:

Demands for Autonomy
Demands for Policy Change

External Supporters:

Russia (Soviet Union)

Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 6

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1006


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