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Russia's 'Vedomosti' names Ilham Aliyev "Politician of the Year"

25 December 2020 [14:05] - TODAY.AZ

Russian-language business daily 'Vedomosti' newspaper has published the results of its annual special project on the person of the year in six nominations.

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has been elected “Politician of the Year” by readers of the publication.

“Ilham Aliyev can rightly be called the only leader whose army captured a convincing military victory in 2020, and gained a real triumph in a regional scale,” said the publication.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko were also nominated for the “Politicians of the Year” title.

US President-elect Joe Biden was named “Politician of the Year” by the editorial board.


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