Russia: Political rights
(measure: points; Source: The Freedom House)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Russia: Political rights index, 7 (weak) - 1 (strong): For that indicator, The Freedom House provides data for Russia from 1991 to 2019. The average value for Russia during that period was 5 points with a minumum of 3 points in 1991 and a maximum of 7 points in 2016. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Definition: The Political Rights ratings from the Freedom House evaluate three categories: electoral process, political pluralism and participation, and the functioning of government. The index ranges from 1 (strong rights) to 7 (weak rights).