mapsaziranRaagini Sharma
(RIEAS Senior Analyst)

Copyright @ 2023 Research Institute for European and American Studies ( Publication date: 19 May 2023
Note: The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Research Institute for European and American Studies

1.The History

The history of Azerbaijan could be traced to the Russo-Persian war of 1826-28 that resulted in Russia annexing the Caucasus region and stripping Persia (Iran) of its territories which were extended to the Southern Caucasus and upto few parts of the North Caucasus. Post Turkmenchay treaty, Russia became the dominant power completing the conquest of all the Caucasian territories from Persia including the regions of modern-day Armenia and Azerbaijan. Iran could not regain the territories lost and the Caucasus region remained under Russia till 1918 for about 160 years. ... Read more

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