Passions and History Run Deep In Safarov Case

A Eurasianet partner post from RFE/RL

The details of the crime seem anything but heroic: a young lieutenant hacking a fellow soldier to death in his sleep, with an ax he had stealthily purchased hours before.

But for many people in the South Caucasus nation of Azerbaijan, the picture is not so simple.

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Written and reported by Daisy Sindelar in Prague with additional reporting from Baku by Arife Kazimova

A Eurasianet partner post from RFE/RL

Passions and History Run Deep In Safarov Case

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