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Aliyev Personality Cult Is Carpet-Maker’s Boon


Fatima Sadigova’s carpet business specializes in portraits of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and his family – and the expensive carpets are selling fast. Their popularity confirms that many Azeris remain devoted to the dynasty founded by former President Heidar Aliyev, the current president’s father.

Aliyev Cult Is Carpet-Maker's Boon
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Produced by Ulviyya Asadzade of RFE/RL's Azerbaijani Service.

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