Twenty-five years ago, the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus declared that
the Soviet Union had ceased to exist. These are some of the milestones in the collapse of the Soviet bloc.
OECD experts tested the knowledge of half a million students from 72 countries.
This is how they stack up.
Air travel has gotten safer over the years -- even as volume increases -- with the number of accidents and fatalities trending down steadily.
Nostalgia remains high 25 years after the collapse of the Soviet Union.
More than half of Russians surveyed regret the collapse of the U.S.S.R.
The popularity of marriage varies greatly. Marriage rates are highest in
Middle Eastern and postcommunist countries.
Estonia and Belarus lead the former Soviet Union in the
development of information and communication technology.
From moral decline to immigration, these are the key issues people think are
the most concerning.
It's a controversial topic around the world: the corporal punishment of children.
As of November 2016, 51 countries had outright bans, while more than 140 others
allowed it in certain circumstances.
Which ex-Soviet states criminalize the burning of their flag?
Support for rapprochement with the West has reached by far the highest level
since relations soured over Russia's seizure of Crimea and subsequent sanctions.
Human capital is a term that refers to the education, skills, and talents of a
country’s labor force. This is how post-Soviet nations compare to best and worst.
An estimated 36.7 million people throughout the world are living with HIV today. In 2015, over 1 million died from AIDS-related complications.