Estonia scores high on democracy index

  • 2014-08-14
  • From wire reports, TALLINN
Estonia has scored second place in a poll on the development of democracies in post Soviet counties. The Freedom House report on the development of democracy in post-communist countries highlights the recent setbacks in the governance of Eurasian, Balkan and Central European countries.Among the 29 states rated in 2013, only 13 countries had democratic governance, including Estonia. Six countries are still in a transitional phase and ten countries have authoritarian regimes, Postimees Online reports.In 2013, the average democracy index fell among transition countr...
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