: Russia is recognized as politically unstable country - International Monetary Fund

19:24 May. 6, 2016

Russia is recognized as politically unstable country - International Monetary Fund

People participate in a march in memory of Russian politician Boris Nemtsov on the first anniversary of his death. Feb., 27, 2016. Moscow, Russia. (GettyImages)

Ukraine, Belarus, and Moldova are in the same range

International Monetary Fund included Russia in the list of politically unstable countries in Central and Eastern Europe. This is according to the IMF report on economics of the region.

Russia's instability is estimated to be somewhere between 60 and 70 points, whereas a country is considered to be unstable getting at least 50 points. Ukraine stand in the same range along with Belarus, Moldova, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Turkey.

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Recently established states like Kosovo and Montenegro are also recognized as unstable. In total, the authors of the research claim, nearly half of the countries in the region undergo political uncertainty.

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