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Current topic: A secular age?

  • Multicolored variety of religions on the world map
  • A black continent becoming green
  • America: the contrast between north and south
  • Asia: the cradle of religions in a changing world
  • Europe: the heart of Christianity facing secularization and Islamization
  • Russia: Problems of revival of the Orthodox confession in the multi-confessional state

Russian demographic barometer

Demographic outcome of 2011 (Part III)

  • Net migration in Russia in 2011 amounted to 320000 people according to the new rules of counting and 107000 people counted the old way
  • The highest net migration for the years 2003-2011 was between Russia and Uzbekistan - 274000 people
  • The number of migrants who changed their residence within the borders of Russia in 2011, according to the new rules of counting exceeded 3 million and a million less counted the old way
  • The population of all Russia's subjects of the Russian Federation in 2011 continued to grow due to migratory exchange with the CIS countries, but reduced in most of them as a result of migratory exchange with other regions of Russia
  • At the end of the third quarter of 2011 1032 thousand foreign citizens had work permits in Russia

Analytical articles

  • Tolerance and interconfessional dialogue
  • Muslims and Islam in West Europe
  • Fans and fanatics
  • "Fear not, little flock." An estimate of the number of Orthodox believers (case study in the Ryazan region)
  • The phenomenon of new religious movements
  • The destruction of rural communities in Russia
  • I++: the man, the city, the network

Russian news

  • There are 12 megacities in Russia
  • St. Petersburg is still the fourth most populous city in Europe
  • Sverdlovsk region ranks 5th in Russia in terms of population
  • The number of believers in Russia increased by 14% in recent years
  • The average salary in Russia in 2020 should grow to 40000 rubles
  • The average monthly salary of civil servants in 2011 amounted to 62.6 thousand rubles
  • Putin confirmed that raising the retirement age in Russia was not planned
  • Pensions in Russia should reach 40% of salary
  • Basic part of the pension of working pensioners will be increased annually
  • Russians transferred more than 4 billion rubles voluntarily to the expense of future pensions
  • Ministry of Health still opposes the decline of insurance contributions
  • The majority of Russian orphanages will be closed down in the coming years
  • Orphaned children in Russia will be receiving housing from a special fund
  • Russia may join the Convention on parental responsibilities
  • The Government will discuss the ratification of the agreement on adoption with the U.S.
  • Almost 99% of children missing in Russia get found in the end
  • Passports with fingerprints will be issued in 2013
  • FMS issued almost 10000 passports on the election day
  • Almost 70 thousand passports issued to citizens in the USSR are left to be replaced in Russia
  • Rogozin suggested to simplify the procedure of obtaining citizenship for Russians abroad
  • 5 billion rubles will be invested in solving the problems of internally displaced persons
  • Far East entrepreneurs ask for intensifying the migration flow
  • The situation with illegal migrants in Moscow has stabilized
  • Russians under 21 may be banned from buying alcohol
  • Ministry of Health published a list of rare diseases
  • A register of patients with rare diseases will be formed in Russia
  • The epidemiological situation with measles has become more complicated
  • Shortage of medicines for children with cancer was explained to be caused by technical problems
  • Ministry of Health summarized the national project "Health" since 2007
  • The State Duma will examine 12 bills of the Ministry of Health in 2012
  • Putin instructed to speed up ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • The State Duma is going to lower the age of criminal responsibility to 12 years

Eurasian news

  • The main priority in the development of Belarus is to ensure the demographic security
  • There are 1152 women for 1000 men in Belarus
  • Women constitute 28% of civil servants and 16% of entrepreneurs in Azerbaijan
  • Marriage and divorces become less frequent in Moldova
  • Azerbaijan introduced an online marriage procedure
  • The Ukrainian government approved the concept of ethno-national policy
  • 35.8% of Armenia's population lives below the poverty line
  • The subsistence minimum in Kazakhstan rose by 0.9% in February
  • Ukraine's president instructed to provide recalculation of pensions from May 1
  • The Moldovan government will index all types of pensions by 9.6%
  • $ 600 for each third and $ 1200 for each fourth child will be paid in Georgia
  • Benefits for child care in Kazakhstan can be formalized within a week
  • Ukraine proposes to return the tax on childlessness
  • Uzbekistan has adopted the state program "Year of the Family"
  • The volume of remittances to Moldova in January reached 81.09 million dollars
  • Moscow is seeking to a common labor market with the countries of the Commonwealth
  • Citizens of Georgia will be given vouchers for professional retraining
  • The unemployment rate fell in Moldova
  • There's lack of physicians and an abundance of accountants in the labor market of Belarus
  • The ILO experts discovered prohibited child labor in Kazakhstan
  • Kyrgyzstan would like to restore a unified economic space and join the EurAsEC
  • Moldova approved additional measures to implement the Action Plan Moldova - EU to liberalize visa regime
  • Georgia has canceled visa requirements for Russians
  • Kyrgyzstan is a home to 90000 illegal Chinese citizens
  • Karabakh conflict and the closed border with Turkey are objective causes of emigration from Armenia?
  • Only 20% of Kyrgyz workers in Russia have work permits
  • Qatar intends to attract Kyrgyz citizens to its labor market
  • Tajikistan intends to establish a fund of support for migrant workers at the expense of the migrants themselves
  • Over 100 cases of trafficking of Tajik citizens abroad were registered in 2011
  • AIDS and tuberculosis epidemics in Ukraine remain a threat to national security
  • Belarus is a home to at least than 50000 drug users
  • Moldova ranks 103rd in the world in terms of mortality of children under 5
  • One of the main causes of maternal and child mortality in Kyrgyzstan is lack of high-tech?
  • More than 35000 Armenian citizens are suffering from periodic illness
  • Belarus proposed to introduce a fee for attending health clinics

World news

  • The only way to protect children in urban areas is to eliminate poverty
  • U.S. plan to supply North Korea 25 thousand tons of food aid per month
  • The Latvian government decided to raise the retirement age to 65 years
  • Greece decided to cut budget expenses on medical care and medications
  • The lowest salary in Israel is in the area of catering
  • Danish government amends the Law on Gender Equality
  • The working year in Lithuania lasts 365 days for men and 405 days for women
  • COE recommends Latvia to give non-citizens the right to elect local authorities
  • Sarkozy proposes to halve the annual inflow of immigrants to France
  • The number of refugees in Afghanistan has reached 500 thousand people
  • Thousands of Syrian refugees flee to Lebanon
  • The new bill on the Armenian genocide will not be submitted to the French Parliament until June
  • The CEC of Latvia approved the results of the referendum on the status of the Russian language
  • 1.3 million Europeans will die from cancer in 2012
  • WHO prevented 910000 deaths from tuberculosis in six years
  • HIV prevalence among drug users in the U.S. reduced by half in fifteen years
  • British hospitals will provide treatment to HIV-positive foreigners free of charge
  • The requirement of putting graphic images on cigarette packs declared unlawful in the U.S.
  • World statistics on cholera turned out to be lowered by several times
  • India managed to stop the spread of polio
  • The Netherlands created mobile euthanasia service
  • More than 1.3 thousand people died from the effects of last year's earthquake in Japan
  • Unprecedented snowfalls in Japan killed 115 people
  • 13000 people in Australia left their homes because of flooding
  • The oldest Italian resident died at 111
  • Maryland may join the list of states where gay marriage is legalized

Newspapers write about ...

  • "RBC" about demography and economy in the future
  • "Slon.ru" about the middle class and the world economy
  • "Kommersant" about the Christians of the East
  • "Delfi" about languages in Europe
  • "Economicheskie izvestiya" about Ukraine's population problems
  • "Rossiyskaya Gazeta - Weekly" about demographic and social success of Russia
  • "Rossiyskaya Gazeta" and "Kommersant" about demographic success of Moscow
  • "Gazeta" about demographic projections and kindergartens
  • "Novye izvestiya" about the crisis of the social contract in Russia
  • "Izvestiya" about Russian pensions
  • "Telegraph" about the retirement age in Latvia
  • "Moscow News" about migration and Sarkozy before the election
  • "Izvestiya" about migrants and diseases
  • "Zerkalo nedeli" about the myths of migration in Ukraine
  • "Slon.ru" about migration in countries of the EEA
  • "Itogi" and "Sobesednik" about migrants in Russia
  • "Moscow News" about employers cheating migrants
  • "Nezavisimaya Gazeta" about the Filipino migrants
  • "Vecherniy Bishkek" and "Vzglyad" about the integration of migrants in Russia
  • "Rossiyskaya Gazeta" about the resettlement of compatriots
  • "Novye izvestiya" about financing private schools and kindergartens
  • "Kommersant" about the tax on childlessness in Ukraine
  • "Nezavisimaya Gazeta" about abortion policies
  • "Moscow News" about Russian Orthodox Church and biomedical cell technologies
  • "Radiovesti.ru" about the possible fate of the Ministry of Health
  • "Vzglyad" about deaths in road accidents
  • "Moldavskie Vedomosti" about life expectancy and health of Moldova's population
  • "Zerkalo" about infant mortality in Azerbaijan
  • "Russkaya Germania" about Internet addiction
  • "Profile" about teenage suicides
  • "Profile" about criminal responsibility from 12 years
  • "Novye Izvestiya" about toughening responsibility for drug-related crimes
  • "Parlamentskaya Gazeta" about the problems of an anti-smoking campaign
  • "Vlast'" about reproductive and sexual health
  • "Vedomosti" about Moscow as a global city
  • "Kommersant" about the ultra-Orthodox Israeli
  • "Paruskg.info" about the problems with the census of Kyrgyzstan
  • "Courier.co.il" about a possible tax on sex
  • "Slon.ru" about women and men

Recent publications

  • Demographic Yearbook 2009-2010
  • Family in Russia and Moscow at the beginning of the XXI century
  • Demography and socio-economic problems of population
  • Security, Territory, Population
  • Mechanisms of regulation of labor migration in developed countries
  • Through the pages of magazines "Demografіya i sotsіalnaya ekonomіka" and "Obozrevatel'"
  • Contents of "Demography"

Profession: Researcher

  • 130 years since the birth of Antonin Bogac

From the history of demographic thought

  • Thomas More. Excerpts from "Utopia"

Satirical column

  • Great country of migration through the eyes of an expert

DW Web Site Traffic Statistics in December 2011 - January 2012

  • DW Web Site Traffic in January reduced
  • DW was read in December in 125 countries
  • The geography of Russian visitors has narrowed
  • The most reading DW visitors abroad are in Antigua & Barbuda
  • Geography of DW visitors from Russia
  • The most reading DW visitor from Russia is in Skhodnya
  • Language of our visitors
  • The rating of our web site in the Science category of OpenStat has risen
  • We were quoted...
  • The most popular pages of DW in January 2012

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  2. Quetelet seminar 2012 - Adult Mortality and Morbidity. Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. December 5-7, 2012. Application deadline: June 8, 2012.
  3. A permanent lecturer position at the University of Paris1-Sorbonne with reduced teaching during 5 years and a double affiliation to the Economic Demography Department at INED and the Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne. Paris, France. Application deadline: March 27, 2012.
  4. International Scientific Analytical Project (3 conferences). Application deadlines: March 22, March 29 and April 16, 2012.
  5. EUI VIII Migration Summer School: Social Movements, Systemic Change and Migration. Florence, Italy. June 25 - July 6, 2012. Application deadline: April 15, 2012.
  6. Joint seminar on Mathematical Modeling and Systems Biology. Moscow, Russia. March 29, 2012.
  7. The Linnaeus Center on Social Policy and Family Dynamics in Europe announces a two-year post-doctoral position for a researcher in the early stage of academic career. Stockholm, Sweden. Application deadline: April 15, 2012.
  8. Seminar on Methodology of Population Projections. Moscow, Russia. March 22, 2012.

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