Wednesday, 22 October 2008

Press Freedom Index 2008: “Deterioration in the Caucasus”

*via Reporters Without Borders

"The most significant development in the former Soviet periphery is the deterioration in the Caucasus, where two of its three independent countries - Armenia (102nd) and Georgia (120th) - had major problems and introduced states of emergency. Several journalists fell victim to the sudden outbreak of war in Georgia."

The ranking

102. Armenia (77 - in 2007)
Turkey (101)
120. Georgia (66)
141. Russia (144)
150. Azerbaijan (139)
166. Iran (166)

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