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Slovak corruption soars

Slovakia has the same rate of corruption as Belarus, says a document produced by the world office for fighting corruption, Transparent International. The group evaluated the rate of corruption in 85 countries of the world, and used a special index to express corruption, which shows how corruption is perceived by enterpreneurs, analysts and the public. With a corruption index of 3.9, Slovakia shares 47th place with Belarus.

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