30. Are there provisions for direct public funding to political parties?

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Breakdown by Continent

Continent Yes, regularly provided funding Yes, in relation to campaigns Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns No No data Countries researched
Africa 20
(42.6%)
2
(4.3%)
8
(17.0%)
14
(29.8%)
3
(6.4%)
47
Americas 6
(17.6%)
5
(14.7%)
11
(32.4%)
12
(35.3%)
0
(0.0%)
34
Asia 15
(42.9%)
5
(14.3%)
4
(11.4%)
10
(28.6%)
1
(2.9%)
35
Europe 21
(48.8%)
0
(0.0%)
17
(39.5%)
5
(11.6%)
0
(0.0%)
43
Oceania 2
(14.3%)
2
(14.3%)
0
(0.0%)
9
(64.3%)
1
(7.1%)
14
Total 64 14 40 50 5 173
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A key question in many countries is whether monetary assistance is provided from the State to political parties (public funding). It is argued that such support can help smaller parties make their voice heard, strengthen the capacity of political parties and to level the electoral playing field

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Afghanistan No(public funding could be supplied,but there is no provision that such funds will be provided)
Article 4: 3. No government department may contribute to the political campaign of a candidate or provide him / her with public resources unless equal conditions and facilities are considered for all candidates. 4. No person may use public resources for electoral campaign unless similar conditions are provided to all candidates by government.

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Albania Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns

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Algeria Yes, regularly provided funding

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Andorra Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns

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Angola Yes, regularly provided funding

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Antigua and Barbuda No

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Argentina Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns

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Armenia Yes, regularly provided funding

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Australia Yes, in relation to campaigns

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Austria Yes, regularly provided funding

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Azerbaijan Yes, regularly provided funding

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Bahamas No

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Bahrain Yes, regularly provided funding

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Bangladesh No

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Barbados No

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Belarus No

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Belgium Yes, regularly provided funding

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Belize No

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Benin Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns

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Bhutan Yes, in relation to campaigns

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Bolivia No

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Bosnia and Herzegovina Yes, regularly provided funding

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Botswana No

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Brazil Yes, regularly provided funding

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Bulgaria Yes, regularly provided funding

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Burkina Faso Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns

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Burundi Yes, regularly provided funding

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Cambodia Yes, in relation to campaigns

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Cameroon Yes, regularly provided funding

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Canada Yes, in relation to campaigns

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Cape Verde Yes, in relation to campaigns

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Central African Republic No data

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Chad YES

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Chile Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns

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Colombia Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns

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Comoros No data

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Congo, Democratic Republic of Yes, regularly provided funding

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Costa Rica Yes, regularly provided funding

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Cote d'Ivoire Yes, regularly provided funding

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Croatia Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns

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Cyprus Yes, regularly provided funding

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Czech Republic Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns

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Denmark Yes, regularly provided funding

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Djibouti Yes, regularly provided funding

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Dominica No

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Dominican Republic Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns

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Ecuador Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns

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Egypt No

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El Salvador Yes, in relation to campaigns

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Equatorial Guinea YES

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Estonia Yes, regularly provided funding

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Ethiopia Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns

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Fiji No

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Finland Yes, regularly provided funding

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France Yes, regularly provided funding

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Gabon YES

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Gambia No

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Georgia Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns

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Germany Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns

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Ghana No

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Greece Yes, regularly provided funding

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Grenada No

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Guatemala Yes, regularly provided funding

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Guinea No

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Guinea-Bissau No

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Guyana No

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Haiti Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns

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Honduras Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns

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Hungary Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns

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Iceland Yes, regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns.

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India No

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Indonesia Yes, regularly provided funding

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Iran, Islamic Republic of No

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Iraq Yes, regularly provided funding

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Ireland Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns

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Israel Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns

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Italy No

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Jamaica Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns

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Japan Yes, regularly provided funding

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Jordan Yes, regularly provided funding

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Kazakhstan Yes, regularly provided funding

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Kenya Yes, regularly provided funding

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Kiribati No

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Korea, Republic of Yes, regularly provided funding

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Kyrgyzstan No

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Latvia Yes, regularly provided funding

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Lebanon No

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Lesotho Yes, regularly provided funding

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Liberia No

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Libya Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns

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Liechtenstein Yes, regularly provided funding

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Lithuania Yes, regularly provided funding

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Luxembourg Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns

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Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic (1993-) Yes, regularly provided funding

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Madagascar Yes, regularly provided funding

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Malawi Yes, regularly provided funding

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Malaysia No

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Maldives Yes, regularly provided funding

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Mali Yes, regularly provided funding

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Malta No

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Marshall Islands No

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Mauritania No

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Mauritius No

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Mexico Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns

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Micronesia, Federated States of No

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Moldova, Republic of Yes, regularly provided funding

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Monaco No

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Mongolia Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns

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Montenegro Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns

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Morocco Yes, regularly provided funding

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Mozambique Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns

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Myanmar No

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Namibia Yes, regularly provided funding

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Nauru No

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Nepal Yes, in relation to campaigns

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Netherlands Yes, regularly provided funding

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New Zealand Yes, in relation to campaigns

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Nicaragua Yes, in relation to campaigns

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Niger Yes, regularly provided funding

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Nigeria No

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Norway Yes, regularly provided funding

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Pakistan No

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Palau No

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Panama Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns

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Papua New Guinea Yes, regularly provided funding

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Paraguay Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns

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Peru Yes, regularly provided funding

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Philippines No

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Poland Yes, regularly provided funding

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Portugal Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns

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Republic of The Congo (Brazzaville) Yes, regularly provided funding

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Romania Yes, regularly provided funding

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Russian Federation Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns

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Rwanda Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns

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Saint Kitts and Nevis No

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Saint Lucia No

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Saint Vincent and The Grenadines Yes, regularly provided funding

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Samoa No data

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San Marino Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns

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Sao Tome and Principe Yes

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Senegal No

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Serbia Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns

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Seychelles Yes, regularly provided funding

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Sierra Leone No

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Singapore No

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Slovakia Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns

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Slovenia Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns

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Solomon Islands Yes, regularly provided funding

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South Africa Yes, regularly provided funding

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Spain Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns

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Sri Lanka Yes, in relation to campaigns

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Sudan No

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Suriname No

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Swaziland No data

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Sweden Yes, regularly provided funding

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Switzerland No

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Syrian Arab Republic No data

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Taiwan Yes, regularly provided funding

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Tajikistan Yes, in relation to campaigns

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Tanzania, United Republic of Yes, regularly provided funding

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Thailand Yes, regularly provided funding

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Timor-Leste Yes, regularly provided funding

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Togo Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns

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Tonga No

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Trinidad and Tobago No

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Tunisia Yes, in relation to campaigns

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Turkey Yes, regularly provided funding

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Turkmenistan Election Code provides that all expenses related to the preparation and conduct of elections is covered by the state, but there are limited provisions regulating campaign finance. 

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Tuvalu No

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Uganda Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns

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Ukraine Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns

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United Kingdom Yes, regularly provided funding

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United States Yes, in relation to campaigns

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Uruguay Yes, regularly provided funding

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Uzbekistan Yes, both regularly provided funding and in relation to campaigns

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Vanuatu No

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Venezuela Yes, in relation to campaigns

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Yemen Yes, regularly provided funding

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Zambia No

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Zimbabwe Yes, regularly provided funding

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