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 ...