PHOTOGRAPHER: Mirnaib Hasanoghly Mirnaib Hasanoghly was born in Ganja in 1962. He graduated the Azerbaijan State Culture and Art University in 1989. Mirnaib has been working as a professional photographer since 1982. He is one of the authors of the books “Zarifa khanum Aliyeva”, “Azerbaijan”, “Azerbaijan Refugees”, “Two Photo-Talks on a Tragedy ” and Books about Khojaly. He is thw winner of “What is Khnolith”, “Free Person”, “Price water house” and other photo contests. Mirnaib Hasanoghly is the chairman of the Photographers’ Union of Azerbaijan since 2011.
With the adoption of the Constitutional Act on Independence on October 18, 1991, a new stage of the Azerbaijani history in the 20th century started. Before that time, Armenia conducted military operations against Azerbaijan with the assistance of the Soviet, later Russian military and political circles.
“Tamga” element is reflected on the “Gasimushaghi” embroideries and rugs. Although many virtues of the “Gasimushaghi” (also, “Kasim Ushag”, “Kasim-Usag”, “Gasimushagy” and “Kasymushagy”) rugs and embroideries have been explored, some elements, motives, patterns or figures need investigation and exact explanation.
The book titled “Nagorno Karabakh: facts versus lies” (Нагорный Карабах: факты против лжи) by Arsen Malik-Shahnazarov, advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the so-called Nagorno Karabakh Republic since 1993, was printed in 3,000 copies by Volshebniy Fonar publishing house (Moscow).