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Democracy is not just an American idea. Democracy has become one of the biggest forms of government around the world. That means that people all around the world are beginning to enjoy the rights that many Americans take for granted, such as voting. Most places consider Democracy a welcomed change over other forms of government, like Communism, Dictatorships, and Fascism.
One place that has recently turned toward Democracy is the Former Soviet Union. The Russian Federation is now run as a Semi-Presidential Republic, similar to how America is set up but with a President and a Prime Minister sharing duties. The Russian people are happy to have this new democratic government, though Communism is still a popular idea in Russia, as the Communist Party is one of the largest political parties in the Russian Federation.
Kazakhstan, also previously part of the Soviet Union, is now a Presidential Republic similar to America. Communism is still very predominant in the country, as the current Kazakhstan President and most of the Federal Government are members of the Nur Otan Party, which has many Authoritarian and Communist views, though they attempt to make their views work well within the parameters of Democracy.
Democracy has been gaining popularity world-wide since America declared its independence from Britain in 1776. Now more and more people are getting the right to vote and elect their officials. Whether it is in the form of a Republic, a Democratic Republic, or a Representative Democracy, the influence of Democracy is spreading through the world and is giving more people the right to have a say in their Government.