Murad Muradov is the deputy director of the Topchubashov Center, a Baku-based think tank. He graduated with a BA in International Relations from the Academy of Public Administration of the Republic of Azerbaijan (2011), an MA in Diplomacy and International Affairs from the Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy (2013), and an MSc in Comparative Politics from the London School of Economics (2015). He participated in several training programs, summer schools, and fellowships in Azerbaijan and abroad, including the John Smith Trust Fellowship for Wider Europe (2017). His areas of expertise cover British politics and security, as well as the geopolitics of post-Soviet space and international political economy.
On October 26 and 27, Tbilisi hosted the fourth annual Silk Road Forum. The forum brought together about 2,000 guests from 60 countries to discuss global economic challenges and prospects
Europe’s longest running conflict was reactivated in Karabakh on February 25, with cease-fire violations along the line of contact. The skirmishes lasted a few days and left several soldiers dead