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Current topic: Why is a migrant not always a migrant’s friend, comrade and brother?

  • A bolt from the blue?

  • How many refugees are coming to Germany, and from where?

  • A sociological digression: does a stranger “come today and stay tomorrow”?

  • Immigration to Germany in time and space

  • Links to related topics

  • Topics of previous issues

Russian demographic barometer

Russia: preliminary demographic results of 2015 (Part II)

  • In 2015, the number of deaths decreased by 0.1% to 1,911,000 or 13 ‰

  • Life expectancy at birth rose to 71.4 years

  • In 2015, mortality from diseases of the circulatory system and external causes continued to decrease

  • Mortality from traffic accidents fell in 2015 by 15%

  • In January-December 2015, infant mortality decreased by 12%, amounting to 6.5 ‰

  • Compared with the year 2014, working-age mortality fell by 3%

Through the eyes of the analysts

  • Muslim Integration in Europe: the political aspect

  • Migration policy and collective identity: the experience of Russian-Germans in Germany

  • The human capital of highly qualified Russian-speaking specialists in emigration: the trajectory of professional and career development of immigrants

  • Gender characteristics and determinants of adaptive behavior of Russian-speaking migrants in Germany

Take care of women!

  • Gender inequality while growing up

  • Sexual behavior of 15-year-old adolescents according to international studies

In the vastness of Russia

  • The population of St. Petersburg is 5,222,300 people

  • The Perm region is in the top five regions in terms of demographic indicators

  • The Krasnoyarsk region ranked second in Siberia in population growth

  • Over the last quarter century 2 million inhabitants have left the Far East

  • Rosstat reports 5.3% decrease in number of marriages in Russia in 2015

  • By 2025 the number of school-age children will have increased by almost 3.5 million

  • Economic bloc of the government once again talking about raising the retirement age

  • Bank of Russia allows for yet another freezing of pension savings

  • Reuters announces impending abolition of mandatory funded pension

  • The number of children given up by mothers in maternity hospitals decreased by 20% in 2015

  • Ministry of Education intends to make it easier for young mothers to enter university

  • Draft law on military deferment for fathers of disabled children submitted in Duma

  • The proportion of economically inactive young women in Russia is higher than in EU countries

  • Disaster victims in Russia will not have to pay fee for new passport

  • Migrants should live in normal conditions

  • In the Kaluga region a move to change the law on registration of migrants

  • In Russia are more than 1 million HIV-infection people

  • Will the AIDS epidemic be stopped by 2030?

  • Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation adopts new testing scheme for alcohol

  • Ministry of Communications proposes to return alcohol and drug advertising to the media

  • UK proposes punishment for illegal remote sales of alcohol

  • A quarter of crimes in Moscow are committed under the influence of drugs and alcohol

  • Mortality from tuberculosis in Moscow has fallen by a quarter in three years

  • Is abortion a crime not only against the individual, but also against the state?

  • Vladimir Putin criticizes Interior Ministry for worsening crime situation

  • Half of participants in geography dictation failed

Eurasian panorama

  • The population of Uzbekistan has reached 31.5 million

  • Moldova ranks sixth in the world in the number of divorces per thousand people

  • Submission of census data in Moldova has taken too long

  • In Belarus, a proposal to gradually raise the retirement age starting January 1, 2017

  • Lukashenko considers it fair if raising the retirement age affects everyone

  • Retirement age in Transnistria may change for foreigners

  • Abolishing the payment of pensions to working pensioners in Belarus is pointless

  • Georgia to introduce a funded pension system

  • Belarus does not plan to introduce mandatory funded pensions system

  • Tajikistan bans marriages without medical documents

  • Ukraine plans to legalize same-sex relationships in the form of civil partnerships

  • In Georgia, bill against same-sex marriage to be discussed publicly

  • In Armenia, citizens will receive financial aid in hiring nannies

  • Georgia ranks 51st on list of educated countries

  • Uzbekistan takes 49th place in happiness ranking of countries

  • The most popular professions in Georgia

  • Banning entry into Russia without health insurance will result in migrants moving into “the shadow”

  • 2.3 million Ukrainians work abroad, the rest dream about it

  • Migrant workers in Azerbaijan are predominantly Turks

  • Quota for foreign professionals in Kirgizia for 2016 is set at 14,490 people

  • Among CIS countries, Moldova is in 7th place in terms of remittances from Russia

  • Over 200 Armenian students will be able to study for free in Russian universities

  • In Kirgizia in 2015 an increase in the incidence of tuberculosis among children

  • In Moldova 10 people per week die from TB

  • Belarus Ministry of Health is planning a 95% reduction in mortality from TB by 2035

  • Belarus has received $11.8 million from Global Fund for TB treatment

  • Ukraine needs health care reform

  • Belarus will not move to mandatory medical insurance

  • Medicines in Moldova will not get cheaper

World news

  • In 2014 5,132,000 children were born in the EU

  • The EU is ready to propose a visa-free regime to Turkey

  • British statistical office is suspected of underreporting migration data

  • In Belgium are more than one million immigrants

  • About 2 million foreigners were recorded in Germany in 2015

  • German companies are not ready to provide jobs for migrants

  • Canada increases quota for receiving migrants

  • Finland announces suspension of flow of migrants through Russia

  • Danes are reluctant to accept more refugees

  • Since the start of the year 467 migrants and refugees have died at sea

  • EU to send illegal immigrants back to Turkey

  • UN criticizes EU for agreement with Turkey on refugees

  • Do migrants feel deceived by Europe?

  • It’s better to quit smoking at once than gradually

  • Alcohol in small doses does not bring health benefits

  • President of Sierra Leone has blocked bill on abortion

  • In 30 years the world will start to feel a food shortage

  • By 2100 will 13.1 million people die in the US due to global warming?

  • March 21: World Down Syndrome Day

  • People with autism die sooner than others

  • Russia allocates money to vaccinate two million inhabitants of Guinea against Ebola

  • Mothers with postpartum depression do not wish to have more than two children

  • Scientists recommend giving birth to your first child by the age of 30

  • Is retirement good for your health?

  • A happy marriage should be preceded by at least two years of dating

The newspapers write about…

  • “The Washington Post” on the agreement between the EU and Turkey on migration

  • “Gigamir.net” on migration issues

  • “Jyllands-Posten” on Denmark’s problems with migrants

  • “km.ru” on how Europe is Russia yesterday

  • “Slon.ru” on immigrants and elections in the USA

  • “Kommersant” on migrants starting businesses

  • “Yle” on the attitude of Russians to Finland

  • “Die Welt” on the climatic cause of migration from the Middle East

  • “FINANCE.UA” on labor migration from Ukraine

  • “Kommersant” on medical policies for migrants

  • “Nezavisimaya gazeta” on the Russian exam for foreigners

  • “Nezavisimaya gazeta” on delays of wages to migrant workers

  • “Vesti. Ekonomika” on demographics and the economy

  • “Izvestiya” on demographic results of 2015

  • “Izvestiya” on fertility in Russia

  • “Komsomolskaya Pravda” on the demographic achievements of the Moscow authorities

  • “inforeactor.ru” on “liberal” demographic myths

  • “km.ru” on moving the capital to the Far East

  • “IA EAOMedia” on the demographic situation in the Jewish Autonomous Region

  • “Nezavisimaya gazeta” on the potential of city dwellers moving to the country

  • “Kommersant” on the ineffectiveness of the maternity capital program

  • “Davydov. Indeks” on a million lives for the maternity capital

  • “Meditsinskaya gazeta” on a “National strategy for the protection of public health and medical assistance”

  • “Meditsinskaya gazeta” on demographics and the problems of health care

  • “Kommersant” on the HIV/AIDS problem in Russia

  • “Meditsinskaya gazeta” on the transmission of HIV from mother to child

  • “Sovietskaya Belorussiya” on infant mortality in Belarus

  • “Polit.Ru” on screening and over-diagnoses

  • “Ekonomicheskie izvestiya” and “Obozrevatel.com” on a reduction in the number of hospital beds in Ukraine

  • “Vatican Insider” on palliative care

  • “Novye izvestiya” on organ donation

  • “Nezavisimaya gazeta” on nephrological diseases

  • “Vedomosti” on financing labor protection

  • “Izvestiya” and “Rossiyskaya gazeta” on raising the retirement age

  • “Novosti Belarusi” and “Belarus sevodnya” on raising the retirement age in Belarus

  • “Kommersant” on poverty in Russia

  • “Pravda.Ru” on lowering the subsistence minimum

  • “BBC Russkaya sluzhba” on twins from different fathers

  • “Lenta.ru” on a film about the consequences of the fall of morals

  • “BBC Russkaya sluzhba” on teaching “family studies” in school

  • “Paruskg.info” on Kirgiz “conservative patriots”

  • “Le Huffington Post” on “the great dream of DAESH”

Read books and magazines

  • The family in Russia and China: the process of modernization

  • The present and future of the family in a changing world

  • What’s new in foreign demography

  • Women and men of the Kirgiz Republic

  • World population

  • Through the pages of the journals “Narodonaseleniye” (“Population”) and “Terapevticheskiy arkhiv” (“Therapeutic Archives”

  • Contents of the journal “Studies in Family Planning”

Demographic digest

  • The huge reduction in adult male mortality in Belarus and Russia: is it attributable to anti-alcohol measures?

  • Does selection of mortality model make a difference in projecting population ageing?

  • Education and Lifetime Earnings in the United States

  • Two articles consisting of a single phrase

Profession: researcher

  • Migration policy in Russia: a new stage? Meeting of the Demographic section of the Central House of Scientists of the RAS

  • “HIV in Russia”. A seminar at the HSE Institute of Demography

  • Happy anniversary to Vladimir Jose Echenique

  • In memory of John Charles Caldwell

Student page

  • Selected essays: Generalized socio-demographic portrait of a Russian in Kazakhstan

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