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Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev is known for his grandiose construction projects, but even he might have found a new way to memorialize the dynasty.

Using Google Earth, it's possible to see two buildings that appear to represent Aliyev's initials in Azeri.

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Check it out here.

Of course it may well just be a coincidence. This one wasn't, though.

-- Azerbaijani Service

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