"The religious aspect of bilingualism in Azerbaijan during the period of the Soviet Union is quite an important issue revealing social, political, linguistic, and religious pressures of the Soviet imperialists on the Azerbaijanis as well as other nationalities with a Muslim background. Its purpose was to maintain their authority, keep nations oppressed, and inhibit the development of theological science and Islamic studies in Azerbaijan."
"Religious Aspects of Bilingualism in Azerbaijan,"
Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe: Vol. 40
, Article 5.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.georgefox.edu/ree/vol40/iss6/5