The WikiLeaks-published documents say Russia blackmailed Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev trying to persuade him not to recognize the Holodomor, man-made famine in the Soviet Ukraine.

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It says that Aliyev had received a document from President Medvedev indicating that in case Azerbaijan recognizes Ukrainian famine as “genocide” in the UN, he can forget about Nagorno-Karabakh.

A small peep into how Russia does things in its orbit.