Contents of Demoscope Weekly issue

## 489-490

Current topic: Fertility in Moscow in the 2000s

  • Fertility in Moscow in "the zero years" was growing
  • Muscovite women are not alone to give birth in Moscow
  • Total fertility rate confirms the positive trends of "the zero years"
  • What ensured the fertility growth in Moscow since 2007?
  • Age model of fertility in Moscow changes towards aging
  • Not all children are born in wedlock

World demographic barometer

  • UN presented a third report on fertility trends in the world
  • The median value of TFR has declined more than twice over the past decades - from 5.6 in 1970-1979 to 2.4 in 2000-2007
  • The average maternal age at birth remained fairly stable: its median value for all countries of the world was 28.8 years in the 1970s and 28.7 years in the 2000s
  • Nuptiality has less impact on fertility - the median value of the share of births outside marriage rose from 7.1% in 1970s to 33.8% in 2000s

Analytical articles

  • The possibilities of using data based on the records of civil status for assessing the impact of migration on reproduction
  • Young families with children: who they are, how they live, what they want
  • Features of ethno-cultural adaptation of migrants’ children in Moscow schools
  • "Civil marriage": between politics and everyday life
  • The population of Kaliningrad against the background of the oblast, the country, and the Baltic region

Russian news

  • Neither authoritarianism nor brain drain in Russia?
  • The housing in Russia makes 40% of the level of developed countries
  • The cost of minimum food basket has made 2399.6 rubles
  • The real amount of pensions in October rose by 1.6%
  • Medvedev has introduced changes to the law on pension savings
  • More than 630000 families paid off housing loans with the help of maternity capital
  • Authorities do not plan to cancel the birth certificates
  • Social support for women and children in Russia is poorly funded
  • The problem of shortage of places in kindergartens will be solved in three years?
  • The Federation Council introduced a Children’s Ombudsmen Institute in Russian regions
  • 8000 adoption agreements cancelled in Russia in two years
  • For the first time in Russia a child was left in the baby box for abandoned children
  • Medvedev clarified the order of migration for employment
  • Medvedev urged women to go to court in case of violation of rights in the labor market
  • Russia to issue first biometric passports with fingerprints in 2012
  • Russia will not be able to grant citizenship to Kosovo Serbs
  • The Federation Council introduced an administrative arrest for violation of readmission order
  • Russia must prepare for a big wave of immigrants from Turkmenistan?
  • Migrant workers: "a problem and a hope of Russia"
  • Medvedev expressed the need for requirements for the qualification of migrants
  • Without the knowledge of Russian, migrant workers will not be able to obtain a work permit in Russia
  • Test of Russian for immigrants will cost 2.5 thousand rubles
  • Rospotrebnadzor proposes medical check-ups for would-be migrants from Tajikistan before traveling to Russia
  • 46% of Russians are indifferent to reinstating the nationality column in internal passports
  • The number of new HIV cases will double in the next five years
  • Ministry of Health developed a procedure for providing medical care to HIV-infected persons
  • The number of HIV infections through intravenous drug use has declined in Moscow by 4 times
  • Mortality of Russians from alcohol poisoning fell by almost a third in 2011
  • 45.9% of Russians can not do without alcohol on New Year’s Day
  • Dmitry Medvedev urged the media and the Internet to fight alcoholism and drug addiction
  • Russia will not use substitutive therapy for drug users
  • More than 90% of suicides among adolescents in Russia are related to family problems
  • Cancer mortality in Russia fell by 1.5% in 2011
  • 90% of children with primary immunodeficiency die in Russia without diagnosis
  • There has been twice fewer workplace injuries over the past 10 years
  • Ministry of Public Health and Social Development proposes a 100-fold increase in fines for violating labor conditions
  • Medvedev raised monthly expenses on treatment of children with disabilities
  • People with disabilities of the first category will be allowed to work
  • RAMS institutions will be included in the program of heath care modernization
  • Poor health care system was mentioned by every second respondent in Russia
  • 7000 Russians are in custody or under trial abroad

Eurasian news

  • A quarter of young Armenians do not intend to raise a family and have children
  • The population of Belarus on November 1 is 9466.7 thousand people
  • The demographic situation in Armenia is unfavorable
  • The population census in Belarus was in line with international recommendations
  • UNFPA invested more than $ 900000 into preparation and conducting of the census in Belarus
  • The minimum wage in Azerbaijan increased to $ 3.96 per day
  • Belarus does not allow any significant differentiation in pay
  • Azerbaijan approves criterion of needs and subsistence increase in 2012
  • Azerbaijan's pension expenditures in 2012 to exceed 5.1% of GDP
  • UNICEF calls Armenian government to eradicate child poverty
  • The number of children in the orphanages of Azerbaijan reduced by almost a half over 2 years
  • Foreigners will be allowed to adopt Moldovan children for 3000 lei
  • Tajikistan needs a law on the prevention of domestic violence
  • The number of registered unemployed in Belarus is 29.6 thousand people
  • The unemployment rate in Moldova has declined
  • 250000 jobs will be created in Tajikistan within two years
  • Residents of Georgia and Turkey will be able to cross the state border between the two countries without external passports
  • The introduction of visa regime between Russia and the countries of Central Asia is impossible
  • Ukraine removed Moldova from the list of countries with a "migration risk"
  • Tajik Migration Service will open its office in Kazakhstan
  • Azerbaijan introduced a computerized migrant recording system
  • Russia, USA and Germany are the most common destinations for migrant workers from Belarus
  • Tajik Migration Service refutes information about millions of Tajik migrants working abroad
  • Azerbaijan increases the quota for migrant workers
  • Nearly 9000 foreigners expelled from Azerbaijan since the beginning of the year
  • Tajikistan's Ministry of Interior will help Tajik labor migrants working in Russia receive their documents through Internet
  • Switzerland ready to assist with organizing language courses for migrant workers from Tajikistan
  • The number of crimes related to trafficking in Belarus reduced over 4 years
  • An absolute majority of Belarus citizens believe that interethnic relations in the country are calm
  • 7014 HIV-infected persons registered in Moldova
  • More than 1.1 thousand cases of HIV infection registered in Armenia
  • The epidemiological situation of HIV / AIDS in Kyrgyzstan remains difficult
  • HIV / AIDS incidence in Kazakhstan reduces significantly
  • UN invested $ 35 million to fight HIV and TB in Tajikistan
  • Nearly a third of Belarusian adolescents begin sexual life at age 15
  • Uzbekistan will spend more than $ 1.5 billion on health care reform
  • President Rahmon is asked to abolish the death penalty in Tajikistan

World news

  • UNFPA published the State of World Population 2011 report
  • Migrants make up about 3% of world population
  • Presidents live longer than average people?
  • More than a half of young Japanese do not have partners
  • Baby boom among quadragenarians is observed in the UK
  • 25% of children in New York live in families that do not have enough money for food
  • UN warns of global land degradation
  • Famine continues to be a problem for North Korea
  • Yemen faces a grave humanitarian crisis
  • For the third year in a row Vienna ranked as the best city in the world for quality of life
  • Côte d'Ivoire uses child labor in cocoa production
  • Latvian parliament refused to permit teaching in Russian in public schools and universities
  • Latvian Saeima expressed concern over employment of Latvians who do not know Russian
  • Eurozone unemployment hits record 10.3% in October
  • The number of unemployed in Spain reached 4.42 million people
  • Official unemployment in Estonia continues to grow
  • Hamburg began to actively promote German citizenship among immigrants
  • UAE gives women right to pass on nationality to children
  • Norwegians have adopted a more positive attitude towards immigrants after Breivik’s attacks
  • 7000 people infected with AIDS per day
  • Macedonia is successfully fighting the HIV epidemic
  • More than 300 new HIV cases registered in Estonia in 2010
  • The number of people infected by the HIV virus in China is expected to reach 780000 by the end of the year
  • In China, there’s a demand to lift the ban on public service for HIV-positive people
  • Most people with HIV in the U.S. do not receive the medical care
  • Thailand's flood death toll rises to 616
  • Denmark ranks first in the world for skin cancer
  • The first patient in this season dies from swine flu in the Czech Republic
  • 2.5 million lives can be saved by implementing measures to combat harmful emissions
  • UK women are "fattest in Europe"
  • Sedentary lifestyle is harmful to health of office workers
  • 3 December is International Day of Persons  with Disabilities
  • Latvian Saeima voted for abolition of the death penalty
  • Japan's oldest person dies at 115

Newspapers write about ...

  • "Slon.Ru" about demographic problems in Russia and in the world
  • "RBC" about demographic situation in Russia
  • "Zavtra tvoey strany" and "Narodnaya gazeta" about demographic problems of Belarus
  • "» and "Chas" about the future population decline and the real emigration from Latvia
  • "Moscow News" about scientific, industrial and demographic revolutions
  • "» about fertility in Kazakhstan
  • "Rossiyskaya gazeta" about the new concept of parental tax deduction
  • "Ogonek" about costs of China's population policy
  • "Novye izvestia" about migration and big politics
  • "Odnako" about the problems of Russia's migration policy
  • "Moscow news" about illegal immigration in the U.S.
  • "Novye izvestia" and "Itogi" about pensions for migrant workers
  • "Moscow news" about children of migrants in Russia
  • "» about the problems caused by labor migration in Tajikistan
  • "Vecherniy Bishkek" about organized migration from Kyrgyzstan to Russia
  • "» about Kazakhstan's integration into EurAsEC and migration
  • "Economicheskiye izvestia" about Ukraine's ratification of the CIS' Convention on the legal status of the migrant workers and members of their family
  • "Profile" about emigration intentions of Russians
  • "Profile" about ambitions and ammunition in the management of internal migration
  • "Vedomosti" about commercial apartment buildings
  • "Novye izvestia" about Russia and the Caucasus issue
  • "Kommersant" about Russian health care system
  • "Novye izvestia" about health care system in Moscow
  • "Moscow news" about the problems of rural hospitals in Russia
  • "Moscow news" about expanding the number of clinics - MHI participants
  • "Kommersant" about alternative medicine
  • "AMI-TASS," about upcoming changes in standard certificates of live birth
  • "RIA "Novosti" and "Belorusskiye novosti" about AIDS in Russia and Belarus
  • "Moscow news" about availability of antiretroviral drugs
  • "Nezavisimaya gazeta" about life expectancy at retirement and the amount of pensions
  • "RG-Ekonomika" about raising the retirement age
  • "" about the pension issue of Belarus
  • "AMI-TASS" about health and well-being of Russians
  • "Business New Europe" about old and new poor countries
  • "Itogi" about changing approaches to defining poverty in China
  • "Novye izvestia" about OECD report on inequality
  • "Kommersant" about the motivation of Russian workers
  • "Novye izvestia" about the global food issue
  • "Ogonek" about unwanted daughters
  • "" about Japanese matrimonial behaviour
  • "RBC" about the problems of cities in Eastern Germany
  • "" about a possible reduction in the number of small towns in Russia

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