Apr 11, 2020 · During the time of the Soviet Union (1922–1991), communist countries could be found in Eastern Europe, Asia, and Africa. Some of these nations, like the People's Republic of China, were (and still are) global players in their own right.
The first list is based on the SIPRI fact sheet which includes a list of the world's top 15 military spenders in 2022, based on current market exchange rates. The second list is based on the 2022 edition of "The Military Balance" published by the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) using average market exchange rates.
Jul 10, 2019 · Prussia, by World War II a federal unit of Germany, was fully dissolved at the end of World War II. Scotland, Wales, and England Despite recent advances in autonomy, part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, both Scotland and Wales were independent nations that eventually merged with England to form the United Kingdom.
This is a list of countries or dependencies by income inequality metrics, including Gini coefficients.The Gini coefficient is a number between 0 and 1, where 0 corresponds with perfect equality (where everyone has the same income) and 1 corresponds with perfect inequality (where one person has all the income—and everyone else has no income).
Countries of the World The world is a busy place with changing politics and constantly updated events taking place. But we make it easy to see all the important information for each country at a glance, as well as flag information and an atlas overview for whatever area you are most curious about.
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May 31, 2011 · An independent watchdog organization, Freedom House, has named 17 countries and three territories as the world's "most repressive societies." Among those topping the list of the world’s worst ...