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    Posted December 17, 2013 by
    Baku, Azerbaijan

    Who owns the most expensive Equipment: AzTV or ITV?


    What is under the promotion of the government by AzTV?


    Director General of AzTV is waiting for a victory from Junior Eurovision Song Contest. Director General of ITV – Jamil Guliyev should provide him with a victory. Indeed, he should try. Thus, he left for Kyiv a week before the contest. Tonight we will know the results.


    Azerbaijan is one of the 12 countries that will compete in Kyiv tonight. Victory in usual ESC costs a lot, and after the scandal Victory in 2011 and a point trade scandal last year, it seems very difficult to get a victory in near future. All hope depends on this Junior ESC, sweet and handsome Rustam Karimov resembling child stars of “Eralash”. If Rustam will be first, at least in top 3 it will make J. Guliyev happy, but A. Alishanov, head of AzTV will be saved. Why Arif Alishanov? Because, Arif Alishanov should prove that he deserves annexation of Ictimai by using all opportunities to get the victory on name of Azerbaijan. Because, he is the successful man who created a TV empire in Azerbaijan, “God Father” of the Ictimai. Just because of him 4 government financed channels – AzTV, ITV, Culture and Sport Azerbaijan was monopolized in a single hand and they have a common “pocket”-pocket of Mr. Alishanov. These four televisions have the common production, common staff, common technical equipments, common finances, sponsors, suppliers, and common buildings. Not even in USA or in Europe, just even in neighbour state Georgia, no one will give the management of four channels which get around 70-80 million manats together to a financer DG. There is 4 televisions in the country financed by the government budget and all of them under one man’s monopoly – there is no such a trade, such a illegal situation in any other place. And if we calculate incomes from advertisement, sponsors and corruption the total amount will be expressed with a 9 digit number – the prices in the market go up.
    Prices go so up that, while dividing it among family members each gets millions. And when the family splits up, it is not easy to find out where the all money is.


    Thunder never strikes same place twice.


    Due to some resources, Arif Alishanov’s bridegroom– Javid Ashurbeyov take with him 70 million manats of the family while divorced from his wife – Mr. Alishanov’s daughter and went to Russia. With the assistance of personal relationships, with the help of power structures he can get 17 millions of it back, however there is no evidence of rest of the money. That structures (the Police, legal system) should first clarify how that money was obtained and then try to get it back. However, it wasn’t so. We could not contact Mr. Javid to ask where does 70 million comes from, how it was obtained. Member of the famous Ashurbeyov family ceased his relationship with nearly all contacts. Javid also worked for AzTV while he was Alishanov’s groom. His brother Daniyal was the right hand of Alishanov, main circle in the money transfer chain. Then divorce worsened the relations, money was taken and it is impossible to clarify everything. Nowadays new son-in-law is demonstrated on TV very often. He is on the air in ITV more than in AzTV and it is very obvious how he gets special attention from the TV. Now it is dangerous to have problems with the new groom. However, we think they will not allow him to enter financial issues regarding on bad practice before, as thunder never strikes same place twice. This is not just a family matters, thus we wrote about it.


    Who owns the most expensive Digital OB Vans?


    Now we have more interesting and serious news about AzTV. First about the serious news. We mention again that DG of AzTV is a financier. He knows best financial manipulations, nontraditional incomes, corruption and money laundering and legalization of these assets better than anyone in the media sphere. It seems TV was given under his control just because of this factor that he can be do these operations silently. However, it is even difficult for financier to hide such big deals in modern days. For years AzTV staff and ITV staff argues that they own the best and expensive OB Vans. Only specialists can say the truth. However, one of specialist say that ITV owns the best equipments. AzTV registered HD digital OB Vans for 10 million manats each. However, they bought very cheap and old version OB Van and just wrote last model HD on it. We don’t know whether believe this or not. Is it possible to make such a big fraud?!


    Arif Alishanov waits for years


    The interesting and some amazing news are about President Ilham Aliyevs attitude toward Alishanov and games played around it. More than 7 years protectors of Alishanov from President Administration delude him. They promise President will come to the TV, he will be raised and reinforce your position, but it does not happen. A.Alishanov knows how to “respect” peoples his works depends on and waits. He even kept the monument of ex-president H. Aliyev closed for years that president will come and open it, but Ilham Aliyev did come neither then nor now. He destroyed 2 floor canteen of the AzTV and built a new studio in its place (construction, maintenance and building has never stopped in AzTV since 1996) and again waited for the president to come. Even though studio began its activity, he suggested president will come after the elections to open the studio. Even he ordered a special uniform for presenters of News room that everyone will meet the president in his visit to TV in the same wearing as plant workers or schoolchildren. Even maybe, AzTV staff was grateful to the president for the first time that he did not come and saved them from such a ridiculous situation. And after each time that president did not fulfill Alishanov’s suggestion and visit the channel, gossips began to spread in an ultimate speed: “Alishanov will leave the company”, “President fires Alishanov, he even did not sign an agreement with him”, etc. Of course, Alishanov will leave the company one day as everyone did. Before leaving he cares about his believed and close workers by sending them to Ictimai. The true game will begin after his leaving. Voice of the destroyed AzTV and repressed ITV staff will be heard louder and louder. Lots of people wait for that day.

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