Contents of Demoscope Weekly issue

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Current topic: Demography and tradition

  • "Divine Order" of the renewal of generations
  • Reducing mortality breaks tradition without meeting much resistance
  • A new civilization is a civilization of low fertility
  • Freedom of procreative choice and family planning
  • Autonomy of procreative behavior and pluralism of individual life paths

European demographic barometer

  • Without the net immigration, the EU-27 population will begin to decrease in the years to come, whereas with the actual level of immigration, it will not happen until 2040
  • The number of foreigners residing in the EU reached 32.5 million, or 6.5% of the total population of the Union
  • The median age of foreign residents of the EU at the beginning of 2010 was 34.4 years, 40 years for foreign-born residents
  • Among the foreign residents in the EU countries, the most numerous are the citizens of Turkey and Romania - more than 2 million people in both cases
  • In 2009, the number of people having been granted citizenship in the EU-27 amounted to about 776000 people versus 699000 in 2008

Analytical articles

  • Demographic agenda of the XXI century: theory and reality
  • Should we expect "demographic peace"?
  • The wave nature of the rise of traditionalism at the turn of XX-XXI centuries
  • Peaceful co-existence of the XXI century

Take care of women!

  • Europe: the incidence of sexually transmitted infections  

Russian news

  • Mortality in Russia in the first half of 2011 declined by 2.8%
  • The reason for the "low mortality" in Chechnya is the incorrect census data
  • The North Caucasus federal district is unable to count its schools
  • Migration and natural decrease are the main reasons for population decline in Kamchatka
  • Russia's GDP in the first half of 2011 grew by 3.7%
  • The perturbations of the global economy will not affect the labor market in Russia
  • Liberal Democratic Party proposes to double the amount of child allowances
  • Kaliningrad citizens were allowed to spend regional maternity capital on car purchase
  • The queues for kindergartens in the Moscow city centre are to be reduced by half
  • Employment Record Books will be out of use completely by 2025
  • Vice Prime Minister Zhukov called Employment Record Books a tool from the past"
  • Almost half of Russians opposes the cancellation of Employment Record Books
  • Official unemployment has fallen by 2.2% within two weeks
  • FMS launches an experiment on implementing the fingerprints in the passport
  • Migration is controlled by "ghosts from the year 1935"
  • Is the introduction of a points system for migrants topical?
  • Sobyanin insists on taking the migrants hanging out in Moscow under control
  • The leader of "Pravoye Delo" considers interpreting legal conflicts as ethnic unacceptable
  • There are more than 612000 HIV-infected in Russia
  • Almost 30000 HIV-infected have been counted in the Moscow region
  • Russians began to drink less
  • The number of drinking-related accidents on Russian roads is reducing
  • One in ten high school students in the Russian Federation is a drug user
  • Checking pupils for drugs will start in October
  • Ministry of Health proposes to ban smoking in cafes
  • Over 3 thousand people died in the water in Russia since the beginning of the year
  • Ministry of Health has no intention to introduce prescription medication sales for all kinds of medications

Eurasian news

  • The population of Uzbekistan reached 28.6 million people
  • The population of Ukraine decreased by 12 thousand people in June
  • The population of Armenia reached 3266400 people
  • The number of births decreased in Armenia
  • Lukashenko has approved the program of demographic security of Belarus
  • The demographic household survey has started in Azerbaijan
  • The minimum cost of living in Kyrgyzstan has grown by 34% within 6 months
  • Real average monthly wage in Azerbaijan grew by 1.1%
  • The average pension in Azerbaijan is AZN 160
  • Kindergartens will become paid in Georgia
  • The Prime Minister of Ukraine instructed to provide the population with a sufficient number of kindergartens
  • Parental responsibility bill has been enacted in Tajikistan
  • Labor force in Transnistria has decreased by 87 thousand people within 10 years
  • Unemployment benefits in Azerbaijan decreased by 7.8% in 2011
  • The unemployment rate in Bishkek is 2.5%
  • Moldova will sign an agreement with Russia in the field of labor migration
  • Migration leads to the formation of women's villages in Armenia
  • Theres a labor migrant in every fourth Kirghiz family
  • The procedure of resettlement in Russia will be simplified for teachers and doctors from Kyrgyzstan
  • The most active part of the Ukrainians goes to work abroad
  • Ukrainian guest workers no longer return to their home country
  • Over the past four years, nearly 17.7 thousand Ukrainians has returned home for permanent residence
  • Ukraine needs to develop a return policy for its migrants
  • Migration Service of Tajikistan helped to employ 40 Tajiks in Moscow
  • Migrant workers transfer to Ukraine about 2 billion Euros annually
  • There is a growing amount of remittances from Russia to Kyrgyzstan
  • Azerbaijan has expelled more than 5000 foreigners since the beginning of the year
  • Is poor Russian language the main difficulty of Tajik labor migrants in Russia?
  • Kazakh authorities have softened the language requirements

World news

  • The population of Latvia is decreasing rapidly
  • China obtained the first results in the fight against gender imbalance
  • The share of children population in Germany turned out to be the lowest in Europe
  • Fertility in Estonia dropped by 10%
  • Latvia proposes raising fertility due to tax benefits
  • Latvia is about to change the system of child benefits
  • State family benefits system in Latvia will be kept
  • Will Europe become Muslim in 20 years?
  • Food prices worldwide have risen by 33% within a year
  • France and Germany stand for creation of the euro-zone economic government
  • Romania can no longer borrow money to pay salaries and pensions
  • Oslo topped the list of the most expensive cities by cost of living
  • Youth unemployment in Germany turned out to be the lowest in the EU
  • Latvia simplified the procedure to obtain a residence permit
  • Wealthy citizens of the CIS are quick to obtain a residence permit in Latvia
  • Latvian residents have significantly become less likely to refuse a non-citizen status
  • The introduction of ID-cards in Latvia is delayed until the next year
  • Italy will provide a special entry quota for Moldovan labor migrants
  • European Commission allowed Spain to limit the employment of Romanian citizens
  • Were economic crisis and the "death of multiculturalism the main cause of riots in the UK?
  • WHO: Viral hepatitis infected more than two billion people in the world
  • Somali refugees die from hunger and measles
  • WHO warns India about the return of leprosy
  • Tobacco companies sued US Govt over new graphic warnings to smokers
  • U.S. Appeals Court found a key part of U.S. health care reform unconstitutional
  • Sleep disorders are more widespread among working women than men

Newspapers write about ...

  • "Russkiy Reporter" about the 7-billionth person on Earth
  • Bloomberg about helping Southeast Asian farmers with the use of Russian agricultural land
  • "Tribuna" about the demographic situation in Russia
  • Lenta.Ru about fertility in Germany
  • Slon.ru about the link between fertility and risk-taking tendencies
  • "Novye Izvestiya" about Chinas gender imbalance
  • Independent about sterilization in India
  • "Rossiyskaya Gazeta" about multiculturalism
  • "Argumenty i Fakty", "Novye Izvestiya", "Moscow News" and Time about London riots
  • "Politika" about Eurabia
  • "Rossiyskaya Gazeta" about "closing" Spanish labor market for Romanians
  • "Echo" about the problems of migration from Azerbaijan to Ukraine
  • "Moscow News" about the migration policy in Russia
  • "Novye Izvestiya" about the alternative concept of migration policy
  • "Kommersant" about amendments to migration registration of highly skilled migrants
  • "Vecherniy Bishkek" about the simplified procedure to obtain citizenship for Kyrgyzstan citizens
  • Slovo.kg about the suspension of the program of resettlement of compatriots in Kyrgyzstan
  • "Nezavisimaya Gazeta" about children of migrants in Russian schools
  • "Rossiyskaya Gazeta" and "Vzglyad" about migrants and the Russian language
  • "Izvestiya" about the problems of the visa regime between Russia and Finland
  • "Novye Izvestiya" about the costs of providing political asylum in the U.S.
  • Ha'aretz about submissive Israeli Russians
  • "Vecherniy Bishkek" about the survey of parents of migrants in Kyrgyzstan
  • "Express-K" about the expulsion of unregistered migrants from Tashkent
  • Regnum about the fight against street hawking in Erevan
  • Geopolitika about the possibility of Chinese expansion in the Far East
  • "RBC Daily about the "Stolypin approach" to development of Siberia
  • "Vedomosti" about the threat of self-perpetuation of poverty in Russia
  • "Rossiyskaya Gazeta - Weekly" about social housing in Latin America
  • "Kommersant-Dengi" about unemployment in Russia
  • "Tribuna" about the possible cancellation of workbooks
  • Slon.ru about the age of workers in some sectors of the economy
  • Slon.ru about alcohol consumption in Russia
  • Zerkalo.az about suicides
  • Paruskg.info about the healthcare system in Tajikistan
  • Zerkalo.az about the impending demographic survey in Azerbaijan
  • La Repubblica about the genetics of centenarians
  • "Vedomosti" about expenses on children
  • "Moskovskiy Komsomolets" about multiculturalism, fetishism and fascism

Recent publications

  • Preliminary results of National Population Census 2010
  • Key figures on Europe - 2011 edition
  • Healthcare systems and communicable diseases
  • Regions of Russia: inequality, crisis, modernization
  • Regional development and regional policy in Russia in the transition period
  • Through the pages of magazines "Healthcare in the Russian Federation" and SPERO
  • Contents of the journal International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

Profession: Researcher

  • Dmitriy Bogoyavlenskiy is 65
  • In memory of Arkadiy Isupov
  • A. Isupov. The 1999 population census of Russia.

Students Page

  • The first Masters graduation is over, long live the new admission!

Satirical column

  • Marxist-Leninist population summit

DW Web Site Traffic Statistics in June-July 2011

  • DW Web Site Traffic in July continued to reduce
  • DW was read in July in 84 countries
  • The geography of Russian visitors has narrowed again
  • The most reading DW visitors overseas are from Slovakia
  • DW was read in 16 cities in Ukraine
  • The most reading DW visitor from Russia is in Miass
  • Language of our visitors
  • The rating of our web site in the Science category of OpenStat has risen
  • We were quoted...
  • The most popular pages of DW in July 2011


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