From Sochi to Yerevan

In this series Jelle Brandt Corstius travels from Sochi in Russia through the Caucasus to Yerevan in Armenia. Far from political power games and war intrigues, he visits remote mountain villages and meets proud people with a strong desire to be independent.

Documentary - Human Interest & Society

6 x 45

Ep. 6 Fire Country

Whereas things are really bad in Armenia, things couldn’t be better in Azerbaijan. More...

Whereas things are really bad in Armenia, things couldn’t be better in Azerbaijan.  And that’s all because of oil and gas, which the country has plenty. It was one of the world’s first oil industry centres in the late 19th century, and now it’s experiencing a new oil boom. We spend the day with an eccentric billionaire, Jelle bathes in crude oil and we explore the rich history of the capital Baku.

Documentary
Hans Pool
2014
De Haaien
6 x 45
VPRO
 
 
 

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