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Appendix B: Journalism Freedom: 1980–2008 (Country Ratings from Freedom House) - Ukraine

Population (2010, proj.): 45,433,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $2,560

Date of Independence: August 24, 1991 (from the Soviet Union)

Date of Last Constitution: June 28, 1996

This former part of the old Soviet Union has been torn by political tensions that are evident in its news media. Press freedom is provided for in the constitution and is generally adhered to. Secrecy and ...

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