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Current topic: Migration in the UK on the eve of the migration crisis in Europe. Part 1

  • Expansion of the EU and the increase in immigration to the UK

  • Traditional destinations of immigration

  • Student and labor migration are in first place

  • Where immigrants settle

  • Emigration from Great Britain still on a significant scale

  • Reasons for emigrating

  • Topics of previous issues

European demographic barometer

EU-28: first demographic results of 2016

  • As of the beginning of 2017, the population of the EU-28 came to 512 million people

  • Migration growth for the second consecutive year remains the only factor in the growth of the EU-28 population

  • In 2016, as in 2015, there were 5.1 million people born in the EU-28, or 10 per 1,000

  • 5.1 million people died in 2016 ? 1.7% fewer than in 2015

  • The median age of the EU-28 population increased to 42.6 years

Through the eyes of the analysts

  • An analysis of the mechanism of migration of Russian-speaking scientists in the field of computer science to Great Britain

  • Schooling children of other ethnicities in the UK (based on the example of London)

  • Geographic features of migration links in Europe

Take care of women!

  • Abortion rates in Russia and the US now nearly the same

  • FAS has prepared proposal to reduce prices for barrier contraceptives

In the vastness of Russia

  • Putin amends decree on demographic policy

  • The population of Moscow is 12,449,000 people

  • The population of St. Petersburg is 5,310,000 people

  • In rural areas, accelerated growth in the number of pensioners

  • Russia again discussing pension reform

  • State Duma simplifies conditions for submitting an application to the registry office through the state services portal

  • The North Caucasus has highest unemployment rate

  • Will 40% of all professions disappear due to the development of the digital economy?

  • Gref advises young people to work 18 hours a day

  • State Duma intends to fight against “rubber offices”

  • The contribution of Tajik migrants to Russia’s GDP is 1.2%

  • Russian regions with highest alcohol-related mortality have been named

  • Ministry of Finance promises not to raise prices on vodka in the year of presidential elections

  • Smoking among adolescents has decreased almost threefold

  • Ministry of Health supports ban on smoking near the entrances of residential buildings

  • Russians have begun dying less often from heart disease

  • Ministry of Health Head urges that more attention be paid to the “juvenescence” of stroke

  • Leading causes of death in Moscow are cardiovascular diseases and cancer

  • Ministry of Health announces reduction of mortality from pneumonia

  • Flu epidemic will come to Russia in November

  • State Duma Committee does not support bill to remove abortion from the Mandatory Health Insurance system

  • Golodets calls for solving the problem of how to treat seriously ill children at home

  • 65% of pensioners can’t afford drugs due to high cost

  • Medvedev expands list of vital medicines for 2018

  • Is undeveloped medicine one of the main reasons for migration from the Far Eastern Federal District?

  • Electronic medical cards will be kept on state services portal

  • Moscow enters top 5 in ranking of safest megacities for women

World news

  • The population of Ukraine is 42,444,000 people

  • The population of Armenia will fall to 2.5 million by 2035

  • The cause of famine on Earth is high fertility

  • Italy: a country of the elderly

  • Ukraine is obliged to conduct a population census until 2020

  • The total fortune of 2,500 billionaires is comparable to the total GDP of 150 countries

  • Residence tax abolished for 80% of families living in France

  • Average pension in Ukraine after reform comes to $85

  • Germany pays pensions to nearly two million citizens abroad

  • Austria may begin registering same-sex marriages as early as next year

  • Constitutional Court of Lithuania declares dual citizenship unconstitutional

  • Canada announces conditions for introduction of visa-free regime with Ukraine

  • USA to strengthen entry checks for citizens of 11 countries

  • In the USA the number of immigrants has reached 43.7 million

  • Kirgizia global leader in World Bank rating of countries by migrant remittances

  • France intents to tighten control over migrants

  • Poland refuses to meet European refugee quotas due to large influx of Ukrainians

  • Israel receives right to fast-track denial of refugee status to Ukrainians

  • Canada imposes ban on wearing a burqa

  • WHO announces the number of children and adolescents suffering from obesity

  • The fight against obesity will cost the world economy a trillion dollars annually

  • The number of abortions in Belarus has decreased six-fold since 2000

  • Air pollution is the cause of more than half a million premature deaths in Europe annually

  • One fifth of older Europeans will be disabled by 2047

  • The health of Americans has worsened

  • Antibiotics becoming impotent in the fight against disease

  • South Korea passes law on the right of terminally ill patients to “death with dignity”

  • Colombia to allow euthanasia for minors

The newspapers write about…

  • “Nezavisimaya Gazeta” on demographic aging

  • “Vedomosti” and “Polit.ru” on work experience and retirement age

  • “UralInformbyuro” on AIDS sufferers who do not receive treatment

  • “Neue Zurcher Zeitung” on AIDS in Russia

  • “Rossiyskaya Gazeta” on reduced mortality from noncommunicable pulmonary diseases

  • “Izvestiya” on electronic medical cards

  • “Polit.ru” on citizens co-financing health care services

  • “Rossiyskaya Gazeta” on reference countries for prices on generic medicines

  • “Izvestiya” on personalized medicines

  • “Forbes” on gene therapy against cancer

  • “Atlantico” on the plague in Madagascar

  • “Novye Izvestiya” on alcohol abuse in the USSR

  • “Rossiyskaya Gazeta” on reducing alcohol abuse in rural areas

  • “Izvestiya” on the regional picture of alcohol-related mortality

  • “RBK” on counteracting smoking

  • “UNIAN” on Ukraine’s demographic problems

  • “Russkaya Germaniya” on refugee limit for Germany

  • “Sasapost” on female refugees as spouses and partners with no rights

  • “L’Espresso” on migration and organ donation

  • “The New Republic” on surrogate motherhood in the US for Chinese citizens

  • “Foreign Policy” on how the West is to blame for the fall of Russian fertility

  • “TASS” on “gifts for the newborn”

  • “Moskovskiy Komsomolets” on marriage and wedding ceremonies

  • “Berlingske” on the marriage market in China

  • “Radio Svobody” on male loneliness

  • “The Village” on a draft law on equality of the sexes

  • “Snob” on middle class expenses in Russia and the USA

  • “Nauchnaya Rossiya” on the Valentey Memorial Conference

Read books and magazines

  • International migration outlook 2017

  • Demographic Education and Population Studies in Universities (on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Department of Population Studies)

  • The Russian economy in 2016

  • Demographic Yearbook of the Kirgiz Republic: 2012-2016

  • Resources and activities of medical organizations with a dermato-venereological profile. The incidence of sexually transmitted infections, contagious skin diseases and skin diseases in 2015-2016

  • Through the pages of the journals “Problemy sotsialnoy gigieny, zdravookhraneniya i istorii meditsiny” ("Problems of social hygiene, health care and the history of medicine") and “Mirovaya ekonomika i mezhdunarodnye otnosheniya” ("World economy and international relations")

  • Contents of the “Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies”

Demographic digest

  • Does religion matter to corruption? Evidence from China

  • Who in Europe works beyond the state pension age and under what conditions? Results from SHARE

  • BONUS: The unlimited territory of acquaintances

Profession: researcher

  • Demographic Education and Population Studies in Universities. International Conference The IX-th Valentey Readings

  • Demographic results of 2016. Session of the Demographic Section of the Central House of Scientists of the Russian Academy of Sciences

  • Migration: new trends and destinations. International Conference at the Higher School of Economics

 

 
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