Ukraine’s 2015 rule of law ranking
Ukraine ranks 70th out of 102 nations in rule of law based on eight factors measured in a survey of 1,000 respondents in Kyiv, Kharkiv and Odesa as well as in-country legal practitioners and academics, the U.s.-based World Justice Project found in a study published on June 2. Regionally, Ukraine placed 9th among 13 nations, ahead of only Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Turkey and Uzbekistan. Number 1 indicates the strongest adherence to rule of law, whereas 0 indicates weakest. Ukraine was weakest in absence of corruption (0.34) and criminal justice (0.36), while performing best in fundamental rights (0.61) and order and security (0.6).