Information from 1993 to present on Azeri nationalism and its impact on non-Azeri groups [AZE25872.E]

For information on the nationalist National Front of Azerbaijan, please consult the second page of the Sodruzhestvo attachment. For information on the nationalist People's Front, please consult the Rabochaya Tribuna attachment. It is unclear whether the National Front of Azerbaijan and the People's Front are other names for the Popular Front; for information on the Popular Front, please consult Response to Information Request AZE25876.E of 9 January 1997. For information on ethnic groups affected by Azeri nationalism, please consult the last four paragraphs of page three and page four of the National Conference on Soviet Jewry (NCSJ) attachment.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum.


National Conference on Soviet Jewry (NCSJ). Fall 1996. Country Reports: Inside the Former Soviet Union. NCSJ: Washington, DC.

Rabochaya Tribuna [Moscow, in Russian]. 30 December 1994. "'Russian Deputy' on Problems Facing Russian Community." (FBIS-SOV-95-010-S) [Internet] [Accessed 8 Jan. 1997]

Sodruzhestvo [Baku, in Russian]. 9 July 1994. "Local Russians Voice Concerns." (FBIS-USR-94-076) [Internet] [Accessed 8 Jan. 1997]