Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 25

The Russian authorities deported Musret Budagov, one of the participants in the 1994 attempted coup in Baku, to Azerbaijan, Moskovsky komsomolets reported June 2. Moscow’s handling of this case and its earlier arrest and then release of former Azerbaijani president Ayaz Mutalibov call attention to the lack of a CIS-wide agreement on the handling of political exiles. Countries that cooperate with Russia can count on Moscow to harass or deport such people; countries that don’t cannot, Kommersant-Daily said May 16.

A New Seedbed for Russian Officers.