Contents of Demoscope Weekly issue

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Current topic: Emigration from Russia: the current decade

  • Countries of the far abroad: migration donors to Russia?

  • The three main countries of emigration

  • Other countries of emigration

  • Conclusion

  • Links to related topics

  • Topics of previous issues

Russian demographic barometer

Migration in Russia, preliminary results of 2016

  • According to preliminary data for January-December 2016, net migration in Russia rose by 6.5%

  • The largest net migration in Russia was, as in 2014-2015, in population exchange with Ukraine – 119,000 people

  • The volume of domestic migration in Russia in 2016 decreased by 0.1%

  • In 2016, due to migration exchange with CIS countries, the population of 82 regions increased, due to migration exchange with other regions of Russia - 16

  • As of the end of 2016 the number of foreign nationals with a valid work permit in Russia had fallen to 144,000, with a valid work license - to 1,543,000

Through the eyes of the analysts

  • Emigration from Russia to countries of the far abroad in the late 20 th-early 21st century

  • The semantics of migration terms

  • Motives for return migration of Russian citizens who have received higher education abroad


  • “Women’s Day” and rights

  • Do women and men need equal rights?

  • Health and trust

  • Entrepreneurship and self-employment in Russia

In the vastness of Russia

  • Russian government will consider new demographic measures

  • Putin reports on “colossal effect” of the construction of perinatal centers

  • In January, Russia’s demographic indicators deteriorated significantly compared to last year

  • Will additional benefits help boost fertility in Russia?

  • Proposal in Federation Council to pay extra for birth of first child

  • In Bashkiria, young families on waiting list for housing will receive up to 300,000 rubles

  • Three regions have stopped paying benefits to large families

  • Payout period for maternity capital reduced to 10 working days

  • Demographic development of the Far East should outpace indicators for the country as a whole

  • Golodets comes out for abolishing pension reform

  • Topilin explains increase in the number of children with disabilities

  • Novosibirsk woman gets law protecting children with disabilities passed

  • Medvedev signs National Strategy in the interests of women

  • Almost half of Russians think women in Russia have a harder life

  • Medvedev reports stability on the labor market

  • “The law on a unified Russian nation” has been renamed due to the unpreparedness of society

  • Zatulin wants to correct the shortcomings in the laws on Russian citizenship and the status of foreigners in Russia

  • As of February 23, Russians can enter Armenia on internal passports

  • The flow of Kaliningraders to Poland has fallen by 32%

  • A decision on a migration amnesty for citizens of Tajikistan is being prepared

  • Russia to amnesty illegal immigrants from Moldova

  • In 2015, migrants sent 5 billion dollars from Russia to Ukraine

  • Human rights advocates propose to make the compatriot resettlement program one of repatriation

  • Russia to create three-level health care system within 1.5 years

  • In 2018 will the salaries of doctors reach 200% of the region’s average?

  • Ministry of Health plans to prohibit the sale of more than two bottles of alcohol tinctures per person

World News

  • UK to become the most populous country in Europe in 2050

  • The population of Kirgizia has surpassed 6.14 million people

  • After 2030, life expectancy in the world will increase to 90 years

  • Fertility rate in Italy reaches historic low

  • China may introduce compensation for birth of a second child

  • US may change rules for conducting population census

  • Mass labor emigration from Estonia has hampered the economy’s reconstruction

  • One-third of working Latvians will risk poverty in old age

  • Swedish passport ranked most valuable for wealthy people

  • Belarus Ministry of Internal Affairs warns of invalidity of passports of the People’s Republics of Lugansk and Donetsk

  • Citizens of Georgia will be able to visit EU countries without a visa starting March 28

  • European Parliament and EU Council have agreed on the abolition of visas for Ukrainian citizens

  • EU introduces “draconian measures” for those entering the Schengen zone

  • Brexit assumes the renunciation of free movement of EU citizens

  • Warsaw expects the return of 200,000 Poles after Brexit

  • The number of immigrants in New Zealand again breaking records

  • In the UAE and Pakistan, more migrants from India than in the United States

  • Trump’s migration ban cost the USA $185 million dollars in losses over one week

  • New version of Trump’s ban will not affect green card owners

  • Trump plans to introduce new criteria for selecting migrants

  • US will suspend accelerated issuance of visas to specialists

  • US will not conduct mass deportations of migrants, but checks will be tougher

  • US warns Guatemala about deportations of migrants

  • Trump has promised to build wall on Mexican border ahead of schedule

  • Mexico is ready to turn to the UN to protect compatriots in the US

  • Canadian Government expects influx of refugees from the US

  • European Court has decided not to issue humanitarian visas to refugees automatically

  • Hungary declares it does not intend to comply with EU refugee quotas

  • Remittances of Tajik migrants from Russia are equal to one third of Tajikistan’s GDP

  • Infant mortality in Kirgizia decreased by 13% for 2016

  • Every year 1.7 million children die from pollution

  • Slovenia permits same-sex marriages

  • Finland legalizes same-sex marriages

The newspapers write about…

  • “Obshchaya Gazeta” and “Nezavisimaya Gazeta” on fertility decline in Russia

  • “Kommersant” on possible stimulation of fertility in China

  • “Izvestiya” on preferential mortgage rate for families with small children

  • “Tsentr politicheskovo analiza” on mortality in Moscow and other megacities

  • “The Village” on teenage suicide

  • “Neurologica blog” and “Slate” on the effectiveness of smoking bans in public places

  • “Life” on discriminating against men in Compulsory Medical Insurance spending

  • “Izvestiya” on Sanitary Rules and Norms for women

  • “Life” on the attitude of the Church to AIDS, condoms and test tube babies

  • “RBK” and “Expert Online” on Trump and immigration

  • “Bloomberg” on the attitude towards immigrants in Holland

  • “Regiony Rossi” on France’s Muslims

  • “Deutsche Welle” on emigration from Ukraine

  • “Izvestiya” on the “return” of Russians from Europe

  • “” on the integration of migrants

  • “Forum pereselencheskikh organizatsiy” on a point system for obtaining a residence permit

  • “Life” on medical assistance to illegal migrants in Russia

  • “Izvestiya” on the future of the pension system

  • “Gazeta.Ru” on the real incomes of Russians

  • “Gazeta.Ru” on a five-day work week

  • “Dalarnas Tidningar” on rape statistics in Sweden

  • “National Geographic” on outcast widows

  • “Moskovskiy Komsomolets” on national strategy for women

  • “” on women’s career and family

  • “The Village” on Russian men and “manliness”

  • “” on the State starving people of history

  • “” on municipal reform in the Moscow Region

  • “Kommersant” on settling New Moscow

Read books and magazines

  • Between home and…home. Reverse spatial mobility of the population of Russia

  • Transnational migrations and modern states in conditions of economic turbulence

  • Demographic studies in the USSR in 1960-1991

  • Demographic indicators of Azerbaijan

  • The future of historical demography. Upside down and inside out

  • Through the pages of the journals “Problemy sotsialnoy gigieny, zdravookhraneniya i istorii meditsiny” (“Problems of social hygiene, health and the history of medicine”) and “Rossiyskiy pediatricheskiy zhurnal” (“Russian Pediatric Journal”)

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

Demographic Digest

  • The Effect of Schooling on Mortality: New Evidence From 50,000 Swedish Twins

  • The Spreading of Cohabitation as a Diffusion Process: Evidence from Italy

  • BONUS: All-or-nothing demographic policy

Profession: researcher

  • “Distinguishing features of the current stage of the epidemiological transition in Russia." Joint scientific seminar of the International Laboratory for Population and Health Studies and the Institute of Demography of the Higher School of Economics

  • Happy anniversary to Valentina Mikhaylovna Moiseenko

  • The creative path of Valentina Mikhaylovna Moiseenko

  • List of main publications of V.M. Moiseenko

  • V.M. Moiseenko Population migration in the census of Russia and the USSR


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