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Eurasian Demographic Barometer

Russia and its nearest neighbors: 30 years after the 1989 All-Union Population Census

  • Censuses of the 2020 round will take place in the post-Soviet space in 2019-2024 with wider than before statistical monitoring tools

  • Over the past 30 years, the population has increased in 6 former Soviet republics, in 9 it has decreased

  • Significant differences in fertility persist between former Soviet republics

  • Life expectancy is increasing in all the former Soviet republics, but at different rates.

  • Aging of the population has begun in all countries of the post-Soviet space, but to varying degrees

  • The number of international migrants has declined in all former Soviet republics except Kazakhstan and Russia

Take care of women!

  • Summit on the 25th anniversary of the Cairo Conference

  • Russia preparing draft law on the prevention of domestic violence

  • About the Working Group of the Council of the Federation on the problem of family (domestic) violence

  • Pre-abortion counseling will be funded by the Mandatory Health Insurance Fund

  • Most new cases of HIV infection in 2018 are among key population groups

In the vastness of Russia

  • Life expectancy of men in Russia has increased by 12 years over past 15 years

  • Patriarch Kirill proposes to increase the population of Russia to 160 million

  • Regional heads of Tatarstan told to increase marriage rate

  • Ministry of Labor says statistics on illegitimate children are lacking

  • The concept for the development of Russia until 2020 has failed

  • The parameters of the new funded pension system have been disclosed

  • Russians dream of a 40,000-ruble pension

  • Over 75% of Russians not saving for retirement

  • There is no money for indexation of payments to working pensioners

  • The poor will be identified more thoroughly

  • A third of Russians fear poverty more than anything

  • Child benefits will have little effect on overall poverty

  • Program to improve living conditions of young families may be extended

  • Rosstat names regions with the lowest and highest unemployment

  • Putin warns of a shortage of qualified personnel by 2030

  • Over past 30 years the population of the northern regions of Russia has halved

  • Russians name the best cities to move to

  • The number of Russias single-industry towns may be halved

  • Foreigners will be given the opportunity to file migration documents electronically

  • Titov suggests taking security deposit from Vietnamese coming to work in Russia

  • Moskalkova reports decrease in number of complaints from migrants

  • In 2020, the number of HIV-infected people undergoing treatment will reach 90%

  • Russia has become a leader in the number of free HIV tests

  • Five-fold increase in oncological diseases found in Russian patients with HIV

  • State Duma supports draft law on bringing back drying-out stations

  • Mortality from strokes has been halved in Russia

  • Incidence of tuberculosis in Russia over the year decreased by 4%

  • Disruptions in insulin supplies in Russia

  • Economists propose making prescription drugs free in Russia

  • Kremlin calls Russian healthcare system incapable of self-reform

  • Golikova admits unsuccessful optimization of healthcare in the regions

  • Ministry of Health changes salt consumption norm for Russians

  • For the first time in 25 years Russia records overall growth in crime

World News

  • Population of Moldavia is declining

  • In 20 years, every third resident of Germany will have migrant roots

  • Ukraine census to be held in November-December 2020

  • Kazakhstan will conduct census using new IT technologies

  • Bishkek preparing for population and housing census

  • In 2020, child benefits will increase sharply in Armenia

  • By 2025, 2.6 million new jobs will have been created in Kazakhstan

  • Over six thousand DPR residents have received Russian passports in past six months

  • Uzbekistan plans to change procedure for going abroad

  • More than 2 million foreigners live in South Korea

  • The number of migrants in Italy has not increased in recent years

  • The number of repatriates in Ethiopia will double in 2019

  • Almost 10% of Italians live abroad

  • Macedonia loses up to 3.1% of GDP due to emigration

  • In 2018 Poland issued more residence permits than any other EU country

  • Are Ukrainian workers the driving force of the Polish economy?

  • In Estonia, a proposal to chip labor migrants

  • Japan promises to provide 345,000 work visas to migrants from Kyrgyzstan

  • Labor migration from Tajikistan has grown by a quarter since the beginning of the year

  • The volume of remittances of Ukrainian migrants to their homeland has grown significantly over the past five years

  • Trump lowers refugee acceptance limit to 18,000 people in 2020

  • In Germany, the number of refugees decreased in 2019

  • Italian authorities suggest building camps for migrants in Africa

  • Israel speeds up asylum procedure for Russians

  • Italian Interior Minister promises to ease decree on migration restrictions

  • Rwanda sees success in fighting HIV / AIDS

  • Does a higher education protect against alcoholism?

  • Scientists warn of threat of hundreds of millions of homes being flooded

The newspapers write about

  • Kommersant, RBK, Forbes, TASS and Svobodnaya Pressa on a new pension scheme

  • Rossiyskaya Gazeta on the census

  • Patriarkhiya.ru on the Strategy of preserving the nation in the Russian Federation

  • Gazeta.ru on the demographic strategy of the Russian Orthodox Church

  • The American Conservative on the demographic crisis

  • Gazeta.ru, Russkaya sluzhba BBC and Rossiyskaya Gazeta on the anti-alcohol campaign

  • Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Kommersant, RBK, Gazeta.Ru and Novoye Vremya on medicine

  • Aeon Magazine on HIV

  • Haqqin.az, Izvestia and Baltnews.ee on the migration crisis

  • Politika Sevodnya on migrants and migrant-phobia

  • Russkaya Germaniya on the age of refugees

  • REGNUM on issuing passports in Donbass

  • Delovaya Stolitsa on the economic and demographic crisis in Ukraine

  • Gazeta.Ru on the falling marriage rate

  • REGNUM and Izvestia on an initiative to increase the marriage rate

  • Gazeta.Ru on wedding loans

  • Gazeta.Ru on including maternity leave in the work record

  • Russkaya sluzhba BBC on male contraception

  • Novye Izvestia on IVF

  • Kommersant on the age imbalance

  • Deutsche Welle on nursing homes

  • The Guardian on cancer

  • REGNUM on inequality

  • Novaya Gazeta on violence

  • RBK on recording poverty

  • RBK on the development of the Far East

  • Izvestia on single-industry towns

  • Znak.com on Stalinist statistics

Read books and magazines

  • Alcohol Policy Impact Case Study

  • Regional features of demographic development of Russia in the 21 st century

  • Key figures on Europe statistics illustrated

  • Demographic Yearbook of the Kyrgyz Republic: 2014-2018

  • Morbidity in the population of Russia in 2018

  • Through the pages of the journals Zdravookhraneniye Rossiyskoy Federatsii (Healthcare of the Russian Federation) and Ekologiya Cheloveka (Human Ecology)

  • Contents of the journal Population

Profession: researcher

  • 135 years since the birth of Mikhail Vasilyevich Ptukha

  • M.V. Ptukha. The history of the first nuptiality table

Student page

  • Conferences

  • Schools, seminars

  • Contests, scholarships, internships

  • More information

  • Addendum. International scientific and theoretical conference dedicated to the 170th anniversary of the birth of N.I. Kareev. A memorandum.

 
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