Territory in central Europe, ruled since 1991 by the Republika Slovenija


Slovenia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Slovenia (Slovene: Slovenija), officially the Republic of Slovenia (Republika Slovenija) is a Slavic nation state, situated in South-Central Europe, at the crossroad of main European cultural and trade routes. It borders Italy to the west, Austria to the north, Croatia to the south and southeast, and Hungary to the northeast. It covers 20,273 square kilometres and has a population of 2.05 million. It is a parliamentary republic, member of the European Union, the Eurozone, the Schengen area, NATO, and OECD. Relative to its geography, history, economy, culture, and language, it is a very diverse country distinguished by a transitional character. It is characterised by a high economic and social level. Its capital and largest city is Ljubljana. ..."

Measures of Freedom

Human Freedom Index [PDF], The Human Freedom Index 2016
2014: 7.90, Rank: 39, Personal Freedom: 9.07, Economic Freedom: 6.73, Democracy Index: 5.71
Level of Economic Freedom, Economic Freedom of the World
2014: 6.73, Rank: 97
Slovenia | Freedom House, Freedom in the World 2016
2016: Status: Free, Aggregate Score: 92, Political Rights: 1, Civil Liberties: 1
"In April 2015, the Constitutional Court ruled that the trial of former prime minister Janez Janša, who in 2013 was convicted of accepting bribes from the Finnish defense company Patria, had been unfair and ordered a retrial. In September, the court announced that the statute of limitations for the case had expired. Janša, who had spent several months in jail, appealed, reportedly seeking a new trial so that he could seek damages for wrongful imprisonment."