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Corruption Index for Belarus

2006 2006-11-08T10:00:00+0200 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
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The nongovernmental corruption watchdog Transparency International released its annual ‘Corruption Perceptions Index’. Belarus has taken the 151st position out of 163. This 151st position is shared with Uzbekistan. It’s the worst position among all countries of the former USSR. To compare with, Ukraine takes 99th position, and Russia 121st.

The Corruption Perception Index (CPI) has a scale of zero to 10. According to TI ranking, zero indicates high levels of perceived corruption while “10” indicates the opposite. At the top of the list are Finland, Iceland, and New Zealand with 9.6 points, while Belarus has 2.1 points
. Haiti takes the last, 163rd position with 1.8 points.

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