Fourth from the bottom: Russia has fallen in the ranking of "peace-loving" countries

18:38 20 July Kyiv, Ukraine

It is followed by New Zealand, Ireland, Denmark and Austria.

Afghanistan was named the least peaceful country for the fifth year in a row, just ahead of it are Yemen, Syria, Russia and South Sudan. North Korea is ranked 152nd, while the Central African Republic is 155th.

The Global Peace Index 2022 notes that the global level of terrorism has decreased: in 2021, not a single terrorist attack was recorded in 70 countries.
“This is the best result since 2008,” the authors of the study say.