ARMENIA, GEORGIA AMONG "SUFFERING" COUNTRIES
- According to the recent Gallup poll, Armenia and Georgia are among the list of "suffering" countries.
The residents of 146 countries were asked to evaluate, on a 10-point scale, the level of their satisfaction with life.
And in line with this poll, the groups were divided into three categories: "prospering," "having difficulties," and "suffering."
The majority of the countries in the post-Soviet expanse are in the "having difficulties" group, Rosbalt News Agency of Russia informs, referring to the Voice of America.
The number of "suffering" citizens was 18 percent in Azerbaijan.
Those who have given less than 4 points are among the "suffering," and there are eighteen countries in this group. The most miserable are in Bulgaria, where 45 percent of the citizens are discontent. The situation in Armenia is better, as 35 percent of the citizens are "suffering," whereas in Georgia this indicator is at 28 percent.
Brazil is in first place among the 24 more "prosperous" countries. Canada, Luxembourg, Denmark, Australia, UAE, and Saudi Arabia are also among the happier countries.
In the US, 3 percent of the population is miserable.
- 1828 Tsar Nicholas the First declares war against Turkey.
- 1860 Birth of the historian Leo (Arakel Babakhyan) in Shooshee. He died in 1932.
- 1864 Birth of Hovhannes Hovhannisyan (poet). He died in 1929.
- 1909 Sultan Abdul Hamid the Second is overthrown and power is seized by the Young Turks.
- 1921 Lenin sends his missive to the communists of Azerbajan, Georgia, Armenia, Daghstan, and the Republic of the Mountain Peoples.
- 1978 The Armenian SSR's Supreme Soviet confirms the Armenian constitution.
- 1990 The Russian Council adopts an announcement condemning the Armenian Genocide of 1915-1922.