Freedom House report on press freedom
The report of the International organization the Freedom House, in 2014, Georgia has shown the best result during the past 15 years in the press freedom rating. Georgia is on the 97th position among the 197 nations of the region; however, the country is still in the category of the partly free subjects, along with Italy, Bulgaria, Moldova, Romania and Croatia. The highest index of press freedom has been shown by the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden, while the lowest one has been granted to Belarus, Turkmenistan and North Korea. As for Russia, as the FH president said in the interview with Rustavi2, the situation from the point of view of press freedom in this country is alarming and continued to worsen.