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Contents of Demoscope Weekly issue

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Current topic:
Assisted Reproductive Technology: modernity helping tradition

  • Slowly but surely: the development of reproductive technologies in different countries and regions as of 2014

  • 5 parents are not a luxury

  • Value, economic and demographic aspects of ART

  • Who resorts to ART and why: the experience of one of the clinics

  • Factors of successful treatment

  • Modernizing views about family and reproduction

  • ART and the future

  • Addenda

  • Links to related topics

  • Topics of previous issues

Eurasian demographic barometer

CIS youth: a few touches to the demographic profile

  • At the beginning of 2013, the population of the Commonwealth aged 15-29 came to 66 million people, or 23.4% of the total population

  • Mortality at ages 15-29 is going down but remains high, especially among young men in Russia

  • 15-year-old girls in the CIS will live an average of 60 years more and young men 54 years more, while 30-year-old women will live another 45 years and men another 40

  • The percentage of women aged 25-29 who have never been married ranges from 15% in Tajikistan to 30% in Armenia

  • Fertility trends go in different directions

Through the eyes of the analysts

  • “Half full blood relatives”? The problematization of kinship and family in newspaper articles about ART

  • The advice of gynecologists about contraception and pregnancy planning in the context of contemporary biopolitics in Russia

  • Parental divorce: causes and impact on the child and on the relationship between parents and children.  A theoretical overview.

  • A special survey of the population’s reproductive health: analysis and results

Take care of women!

  • The attitude of governments to problems of reproductive health

In the vastness of Russia

  • Will mandatory participation in the census increase its effectiveness?

  • Stroke mortality in Russia has decreased by 40 percent in 5 years

  • Ministry of Health announces main causes of death in Russia

  • Doctors and nurses live to the age of 50 less often than other Russians

  • Muscovites drink as much as, but live longer than other Russians

  • Average salary of a teacher in Russia has reached almost 34 thousand rubles

  • Government’s Social Bloc is against giving maternity capital only to those in need

  • State Duma passes bill to freeze pension savings in 2015

  • Finance Ministry intends to continue the discussion on basic payments for working pensioners

  • Russian authorities will propose to extend the program of co-financing of pensions

  • More than 1.2 trillion rubles to be allocated for social support in 2015

  • The volume of alimony debt in Russia is 100 million rubles

  • 400 thousand places in kindergartens to be created in 2015

  • The number of orphans in Russia has declined over two years by 26 thousand

  • Russia preparing to ratify the Convention on the Exercise of Children’s Rights

  • In Russia, structural changes in the health system, but not a reduction of doctors

  • Unemployment in Russia is “unprecedentedly low”

  • 553 thousand Russians have notified the FMS of a foreign citizenship or permanent residence

  • State Duma makes procedure easier for notification of a second citizenship

  • Passports have begun being issued in Crimea

  • The FMS should not be given investigatory authority

  • State Duma adopts bill meant to replace external labor migration with internal

  • State Duma passes in first reading amendments concerning social insurance for foreign workers

  • State Duma bans gross violators of immigration law entry to Russia for 10 years

  • Government simplifies rules for Ukrainian citizens to participate in the compatriot resettlement program

  • Jobs found in Russia for over 109 thousand people forced to leave Ukraine

  • Almost 200 thousand Ukrainians have already received asylum in Russia

  • HRC proposes to drop registration requirement for Ukrainians receiving Russian citizenship

  • About 100 thousand children have arrived in Russia from southeast Ukraine

  • Children of Ukrainian refugees will be able to enter Moscow schools on the same conditions as Russian citizens

  • WHO explains what is hindering the fight against smoking in Russia

  • Russia needs to reduce its number of abortions

  • Will health care financing in 2015 not go down?

  • Pechatnikov comments on plans to liquidate Moscow hospitals

  • Saint Petersburg: the most mentally healthy city in Russia

  • Symptoms of chronic respiratory disease found in half of all Russians

  • Doctors to be forbidden to disclose information about the deceased to strangers

  • In Russia, the number of convictions is going down, but the number of sentences for serious offenses is growing

Eurasian panorama

  • The number of victims of the conflict in eastern Ukraine has exceeded 3.7 thousand

  • The official population of Azerbaijan has exceeded 9.55 million people

  • 23% of the population of Belarus are young people aged 14 to 31

  • Will power outages in Ukraine lead to increased fertility?

  • Soros calls on IMF to lend Ukraine $20 billion

  • European Parliament extends trade preferences to Ukraine until the end of 2015

  • Azerbaijan will receive $300 million from the World Bank

  • In 2015 the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development will provide Armenia 100 million euros in aid

  • The average old-age pension in Moldova covers only 70% of the minimum subsistence income

  • Kirgiz government planning to invest up to 20% of funds accumulated in Pension Fund

  • Will Transnistrian pensioners with Russian citizenship receive Russian pensions?

  • Moldova in 4th place among countries most dependent on remittances

  • Will Tajikistan feed a Russia that has renounced Western foods?

  • Uzbekistan adopts job creation program for 2015

  • Belarus Ministry of Internal Affairs wants to return administrative responsibility for “parasitism”

  • Kazakhstan Parliament ratifies agreement with Russia on good-neighborliness and alliance

  • Verkhovna Rada passes bill to ensure the rights of internally displaced persons

  • Activities of Tajik migrants benefit both Tajikistan and Russia

  • Kirgiz migrants will not be able to enter Russia even if they have been taken off the FMS blacklist

  • Over a thousand Ukrainians fall into slavery each year

  • The number of HIV-infected Uzbek labor migrants has gone up 1.5 times

  • In Ukraine a woman dies from breast cancer every hour

  • Kirgizia will not check pilgrims returning from Mecca for Ebola virus

World news

  • Mortality goes down in Latvia

  • 13% of Latvia’s population are non-citizens

  • Britain must pay 2.1 billion euros to EU budget

  • The rising prosperity of Americans: a dangerous sign?

  • Latvia to introduce official minimum income

  • Raising the minimum wage in Lithuania may cause dismissals

  • Latvia promises 4.5 percent wage increase in the coming year

  • Spain and Russia preparing to ratify bilateral agreement on international adoption of children

  • Expats most satisfied with life in Switzerland

  • Eurostat has calculated who goes to the EU and for what

  • In 2013, EU residence permits were given to 73 thousand Russians, 77 thousand Belarusians and 237 thousand Ukrainians

  • UK to limit influx of migrants

  • Obama expresses appreciation for Turkey’s acceptance of a million Syrian refugees

  • Germany to provide 20 million euros to aid Iraqi refugees

  • Canada to contribute $8 million to UNICEF to assist child refugees from Syria and Iraq

  • In 2013, 9 million people in the world came down with tuberculosis

  • The number of people with the Ebola virus is approaching 10 thousand

  • Mortality from the Ebola virus has reached 70%

  • In Mali, first confirmed case of Ebola virus

  • Losses from the Ebola virus could exceed $32 billion by the end of the year

  • Might type 1 diabetes become curable?

  • European Union adopts new climate agreement

  • Estonian Parliament passes “Law on Cohabitation”

  • Does Latvia need to pass a “Law on Cohabitation”?

  • Latvian President not planning to legalize gay marriage

 

The Newspapers Write About

  • “Harvard Business Review – Rossiya” on world population growth

  • “Kommersant-Vlast” on the effectiveness of economic incentives for demographic growth

  • “Nezavisimaya gazeta” and “Kommersant” on the maternity capital

  • “Meditsinskaya gazeta” on the perinatologist forum

  • “Vecherniy Bishkek” on infant mortality in Kirgizia

  • “Gazeta.ru” on mortality in traffic accidents

  • “Mednovosti.Ru”, “Kommersant” and “Novaya Gazeta” on closing hospitals in Moscow

  • “The Village” and “Fakty” on the Ebola virus

  • “Popular Science” on those who have recovered from the Ebola virus

  • “Novye izvestiya” on “our” HIV

  • “Daily Mail” on the impact of bad habits on longevity

  • “Finance.ua” on a future easing of population policy in China

  • “Novaya gazeta” on new views of the Catholic Church on family and marriage issues

  • “Gazeta.ru” on migration and the labor market

  • “Ekspert-Kazakhstan” and “Vremya” on the consequences of Kazakhstan’s accession to the EAEC 

  • “Financial Times” on the reduction of migrant remittances from Russia to Tajikistan

  • “Kommersant” on bill “On immigration control”

  • “Slon.ru” on a special migration regime in the Far East

  • “Polit.ru” on new fines for using illegal migrants

  • “Polit.ru” on the migration discussion  in Europe

  • “Sverigesradio” on xenophobic acts against religious communities in Sweden

  • “Le Temps” on institutional racism

  • “Nezavisimaya gazeta” and “Novye izvestiya” on the problems of Ukrainian refugees in Russia

  • “Den” on the problem of refugees in Ukraine

  • “Ekho” on emigration from Armenia

  • “Belorusy i rynok” on the growth of the population in Minsk

  • “Rossiyskaya gazeta” on 22.5 million Russian ‘shadow workers’

  • “Kommersant” on the possible legalization of Russian self-employed workers

  • “Belorusskaya Niva” on spongers

  • “Novye Izvestiya” on the coming reduction in real salaries in Russia

  • “Novye Izvestiya” on inequality in the world and in Russia

  • “Zhenmin zhibao” on the middle class

  • “Ekspert” on the pension system

  • “Bolshoi gorod” on economics, inequality and child-rearing

  • “Slon.ru” on possible consequences of Lake Sarez bursting

  • “Novye izvestiya” on the census for the Deafblind

  • “Gazeta.ru” on organ donation

  • “Nautilus” on superintelligent people

Read books and magazines

  • Women of the world in 2010.  Trends and Statistics

  • Levels and trends in child mortality 2014

  • Belarus: health system review. Health Systems in Transition.

  • The EU in the world 2014. A statistical portrait

  • Health care system in the Republic of Moldova

  • Through the pages of the journals “Migratsia XXI vek” (“Migration in the 21st century”) and “Vestnik MGU. Seriya 18.  Sotsiologiya i Politologiya” (“The MSU Bulletin. Series 18.  Sociology and Political Science”)

  • Contents of the journal « Hommes et migrations »

Profession: researcher

  • The policy of fertility incentives: the desirable and the possible.  Meeting of the Demographic section of the Central House of Scientists of the Russian Academy of Sciences

  • Yevgeny Mikhailovich Andreev turns 70

  • Happy anniversary to Viktoria Ivanovna Sakevich

 

New in the reading room

  • Andreev E.M.  On the connection between the real and the hypothetical cohorts


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