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## 603-604

Current topic: Pedestrians on the road

  • What is a pedestrian?

  • The danger of being a pedestrian

  • Men are more at risk of being run over than women

  • Oh, those roads!

  • What were facing

  • Town and country

  • Safest of all are Moscow and Magadan

  • Conclusion

  • Links to related topics

  • Topics of previous issues


World demographic barometer

  • Road accidents and mortality: global trends, 2013  

  • The number of deaths in road accidents has stabilized at 1.2 million people a year, but in some countries it is decreasing and in others increasing

  • Mortality from road accidents varies greatly from country to country within each region

  • Half of those killed in road accidents constitute the most vulnerable road users: pedestrians, cyclists, and motorcyclists

  • Almost 60% of those killed in road accidents are between 15 and 44 years old

  • In the European Union the lowest mortality from traffic accidents is in Sweden, the highest in Romania

  • Implementation of the Global Plan of Action for Road Safety will help to save 5 million lives

Through the eyes of the analysts

  • Transport policies neglect pedestrians and cyclists

  • The causes of death in peacetime and an economic evaluation of the losses

  • Reducing the loss of years of potential life as a way to increase national wealth

  • The quality of encoding  the causes of death from diabetes in Russia

  • Between a gift and a good:  the problems of developing organ donation as seen through the eyes of Russians

Take care of women!

  • The prevalence of smoking among Russian women

  • Should women be forbidden to smoke?


Reader correspondence  

  • Once again on undercounting in the 1937 census

In the vastness of Russia

  • Fertility in Russia for 4 months increased by 1.6% compared with 2013

  • The number of people taking up permanent residence in Russia has quadrupled over past 10 years

  • Mizulina supports bill on on-site marriage registration  

  • One third of Russians believe that their standard of living has risen

  • Duma deputy proposes to introduce early retirement for Russians with children

  • Government has changed procedure for payment of pensions to citizens taking up permanent residence abroad

  • Rights of adolescents being hired for jobs are widely violated

  • Ministry of Education does not see the need to return to the system of mandatory job placement of university graduates

  • The number of unemployed down by nearly 3% over month

  • Over one million Russian passports produced for residents of Crimea

  • State Duma simplifies law on citizenship of the Russian Federation for entrepreneurs

  • The number of Ukrainians wanting to obtain Russian citizenship has increased significantly

  • The number of Russians wanting to emigrate is going down

  • Entry of CIS nationals into Russia down 20%

  • Will foreigners from visa-free countries have to pay an entry fee?

  • Duma profile committee backs draft law allowing workers to be hired with fixed tax licence

  • State Duma will oblige employers to pay premiums for workers from their first day on the job

  • Less than 1% of compatriots who resettled in Russia through state program have gone back

  • Government supports law on the right of national-cultural autonomies to adapt migrants

  • Russian therapeutic vaccine against HIV may appear in 3 years

  • Is it too early to judge the effectiveness of anti-smoking measures?

  • The level of beer alcoholism among children has been halved over past year

  • In Russia 750 thousand high-tech operations will be conducted a year

  • The number of abortions in Russia has fallen to 880 thousand a year

  • State Duma plans to introduce fines of up to 150,000 rubles for illegal abortions

  • Does Russia need outdoor advertising against abortion?

  • In Russia, a growing number of cases of tick-borne encephalitis

  • Deputies refuse to finance costly treatment of rare diseases

  • A quarter of Russians consider doctors incompetent

  • State Duma passes bill on transition to winter time on first reading

Eurasian panorama

  • The population of Kazakhstan has exceeded 17.2 million people

  • Ukraines population, excluding the Crimea, is 43 million people

  • Azerbaijans population has exceeded 9.5 million people

  • Population census to be held in Kazakhstan in 2020

  • Most of those refusing to participate in the census are inhabitants of Chisinau

  • In Azerbaijan early marriages are common

  • In Kazakhstan, the oldest groom in 2013 was 89 years old

  • The economically active population of Moldova has decreased by 21% over 10 years

  • Kirgizia to check all recipients of personal pensions

  • In Kirgizia, about 60% of pensioners receive pensions below the minimum subsistence level

  • In Kazakhstan, 3% of population has income below subsistence level

  • No sponging tax foreseen in Belarus in near future

  • Belarus expects a drop in registered unemployment over summer months

  • Georgias main problem is unemployment

  • Unemployment in Ukraine down 1.7%

  • Unemployment benefits in Kazakhstan will go down each year

  • Agreements on simplified visa regime and readmission between the EU and Azerbaijan will go into effect before fall

  • Migration cards will replace scanning passports in Transnistria

  • Kazakhstan records decline in number of those arriving and departing

  • Migration outflow from Kirgizia in 2009 decreased by four times

  • In Kazakhstan, still about 80 thousand migrant workers from Kirgizia

  • Will Armenian migrants in Russia be given a privileged status?

  • Kirgiz Labor Ministry intends to remove a part of migrants from Russian FMS blacklist

  • According to the UN, the number of internally displaced persons in Ukraine is approaching 20 thousand people

  • Yatseniuk orders creation of database to help immigrants from Crimea and eastern Ukraine

  • Within last 6 months Ukrainians have filed as many applications for asylum in Poland as in the last 10 years

  • Kazakhstan deputy proposes creation of Repatriate Office

  • Moldova is in fifth place in world smoking rating

  • Belarus has one of the lowest rates of disease transmission from donor to recipient

  • In Kazakhstan, an increase in the incidence of measles is forecast for 2014

  • Traffic mortality in Moldova increased in 2014 by almost a third

World news

  • For the first time since World War II the number of displaced persons in the world has exceeded 50 million

  • Latvias population is unlikely to ever exceed 2 million people

  • By 2060 the population of Latvia will be about half a million people

  • In New York, worlds oldest man dies at age 111

  • Eurogroup approves Latvias admission into euro zone as of January 1, 2015

  • In Lithuania, a growing number of people with savings for a rainy day

  • Gross salary in Estonia was 946 euros

  • Lithuania proposes to increase minimum wage

  • Britain criminalizes forced marriage

  • Latvias Saeima approves new labor law

  • World Day Against Child Labor was celebrated June 12

  • Saudi Arabia bans working in the sun

  • Almost 80% of applications for Estonian citizenship come from alien families

  • Latvian residents need to get used to the arrival of immigrants

  • Europe to pay Latvia for integrating new migrants

  • Australia to pay immigrants $9,400 to go home

  • Half a million Thai citizens are infected with HIV

  • In Lithuania, 74% of teenagers have tried smoking, 24% smoke steadily

  • In China, 1,428 people died of infectious diseases in May

  • Iraks recent death toll could reach hundreds of people

  • In Europe, obesity may be considered a disability

  • Do a developed intellect and scientific activity take years off a womans life?

  • Americans call U.S. healthcare system the worst among developed countries

  • Estonian parliament is considering a law on homosexual couples and their adoption of children


The newspapers write about

  • Kommersant and Gazeta.ru on the dead and injured in road accidents

  • Gazeta.ru on high mortality in Russia

  • Meditsinskaya Gazeta on the Ministry of Healths goals for 2014

  • Ogonyok, Novye izvestiya and Kommersant-Dengi on the effectiveness of smoking bans

  • Nezavisimaya Gazeta on a possible ban on the sale of alcohol on the weekend in Russia

  • Novye Izvestiya on possible restrictions on treatment abroad

  • Gazeta.ru on an anti-stroke helmet

  • Slon.ru on 36 scenarios of Russias demographic future

  • Rosbalt on migration problems in Russia

  • Ekho Moskvy on citizenship and immigration

  • Rossiyskaya Gazeta on Russias temporary  residence quota

  • Kommersant on pension insurance of migrants

  • Rossiyskaya Gazeta on taxes for employers hiring foreign workers

  • Novye Izvestiya on the number of migrants in Russia

  • Novye Izvestiya on proposals to widen the practice of deporting foreign offenders

  • Paruskg.info on the blacklist of Kirgiz migrants in Russia

  • Vedomosti on migration and crime

  • FINANCE.UA on risks for Moldovan migrants in Russia

  • Kommersant on immigration sentiments in Russia

  • Vedomosti on the migration of professionals

  • Slon.ru on migrants in Silicon Valley

  • Slon.ru on the attractiveness of Russia for student migrants from Central Asia

  • Vremya on a possible acceleration of youth leaving Kazakhstan

  • Paruskg.info on the demographic situation and ethnic migration in Kirgizia

  • Rossiyskaya Gazeta on refugees from Ukraine and other migration problems

  • Kommersant on the Crimea and the problem of refugees from eastern Ukraine

  • Den on refugees to Ukraine

  • Novye Izvestiya on refugee guest workers

  • The New York times on Ukrainians in Svalbard

  • Kommersant on reducing the level of xenophobia in Russia

  • Sabah on Islamophobia and other phobias

  • Vremya on internal migration in Kazakhstan

  • Vedomosti on the paradoxes of the Russian labor market

  • Gazeta.ru on the retirement age in Germany

  • Izvestiya on a child discount at retirement age

  • Novye Izvestiya on free IVF

  • REGNUM on the dangers of surrogacy

  • Meditsinskaya Gazeta on poverty as a cause of the emergence of abandoned children with disabilities in China

  • Kommersant on the wealthiest families

  • Slon.ru on different Russias

  • The Washington Post on domestic stress

Read books and magazines

  • Population Development and Population Policies

  • The ethno-political situation in Russia and neighboring countries in 2013

  • European tobacco control status report. 2013

  • Adolescent fertility since the international conference on population and development (ICPD) in Cairo

  • Territorial structures, urbanization and  settlement: theoretical approaches and methods of study

  • Through the pages of the journals Sotsialnye aspekty zdorovya naseleniya (Social aspects of public health) and Rossiyskiy meditsinskiy zhurnal (Russian Medical Journal)

  • Contents of the journal Genus

Profession: researcher

  • International seminar in memory of Alexander Yakovlevich Kvasha

  • Correction of the results of the censuses of 1926, 1937 and 1939 for the purpose of calculating population losses.  Seminar of the Institute of Demography of the Higher School  of Economics

  • Migration as destiny and as an object of research. Seminar of the Institute of Demography of the Higher School of Economics

  • The contribution of the Kulisher family to world migration studies

Student page

  • On the Masters in Demography


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