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Georgia leading in number of political parties in the former USSR2010-12-09 18:01
Over two hundred political parties have been registered in Georgia, the Bagnet periodical reports, having named top ten post-Soviet countries with the greatest number of political powers.gt-en-newsitem-inside
According to the experts of the periodical, only ten of these countries are able to overcome the five-percent threshold necessary to get to the country's parliament.
A still smaller number of parties are able to get to the parliament on their own, without forming blocks with other parties.
The pro-governmental powers consolidated into United National Movement; besides the movement, there are presently four parties in parliament.
According to the periodical, Georgia is also leading in the number of "dead" parties existing only on paper.