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Russian Demographic barometer

Migration in Russia, preliminary results of 2017

  • According to preliminary data for 2017, Russia’s net migration has decreased by almost 20% with a 9% growth in migration turnover

  • Russia’s greatest migration increase again came from population exchange with Ukraine, although it decreased by 2.5 times, to 48,000 people

  • The volume of internal migration in Russia has practically not changed, increasing in 2017 by 1.3%

  • In 2017 the population of 68 regions increased due to migration exchange with CIS countries, and 15 to exchange with other regions of Russia

  • The number of internally displaced persons, refugees and temporary asylum residents continues to decline

  • By the end of 2017 the number of foreigners with a valid work permit in Russia had fallen to 115,000, while those with a work license had increased to 1,649,000


  • Equality in the family: from declarations to reality

  • Women’s work

  • Loneliness, and how to deal with it

In the vastness of Russia

  • The number of permanent residents of Moscow is 12.5 million people

  • Life expectancy in Russia should surpass 80 years in 10 years

  • Life expectancy in St. Petersburg has almost reached 75 years

  • Will Russian society “grow young”?

  • Vnesheconombank sets time-frame for raising retirement age in Russia

  • Vladimir Putin signs law on raising minimum wage to subsistence level

  • State to provide compensation for unpaid alimony

  • Shortage of places in preschool to be eliminated by 2021

  • Internal migration in Russia will lead to Siberia and the Far East dying out

  • Bill submitted to State Duma on Russian citizenship for Crimean residents absent from the peninsula at the time of its annexation

  • 58% of Russian millionaires have passports of other countries

  • Sberbank ready to issue biometric passports and driving licenses

  • Suspicious foreigners may be barred entry to Russia

  • Plan to give Russians alcohol and drug tests in the workplace

  • In Russia, growth in the number of diabetes patients

  • Mortality from cancer has declined in Russia for the first time in three years

  • Are mortality statistics manipulated ?

  • The number of traffic accidents in Moscow since 2010 has decreased by 59%

  • In Moscow, over 3,000 IVFs conducted for free

  • Ministry of Health warns of threat of disruption of supplies of painkillers in the regions because of Rosgvardia

  • Call in HRC to review mechanism for providing medicines to benefit recipients

  • Cabinet allocates 3.5 billion rubles for development of rural healthcare

  • Criteria for obtaining medical care have been established

  • Sanitary aviation to be launched in all regions of Russia

  • 10 billion rubles will be sent to equip children’s polyclinics

  • Polyclinics will be rated on point system

  • Over 40% of Russians agree that hospitals unofficially take money from patients

World news

  • By the end of the century the population of Ukraine will be halved

  • Lithuania admits loss of one million inhabitants

  • Lithuania’s working-age population may shrink by a third by 2030

  • The struggle against overpopulation continues in Egypt

  • China may allow a third child

  • Korea cuts work week to increase fertility

  • The number of career women reaches record levels

  • Poland wants 850 billion dollars in reparations from Germany

  • Lithuania uncovers “gray migration”

  • In EU countries live over 870,000 former Kazakhstanis

  • Residents of Ukraine will continue to migrate to Poland

  • 77,000 citizens of Kirgizia on blacklist of Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs

  • Official labor migrants from Uzbekistan will receive transport discounts

  • Uzbekistan will send migrants to Turkey in an organized manner

  • In Uzbekistan, labor migrants to be trained in professions and languages

  • Ethiopian Jews demand repatriation of remaining relatives to Israel

  • UN calls on Angola to stop deporting refugees to Congo

  • Diabetes and cancer patients banned from moving to Kuwait

  • Millions of people are predicted to die from an unknown infection

  • Physicians have increased the maximum permissible blood sugar level for diabetics

  • India’s Supreme Court permits passive euthanasia

  • The world’s most dangerous cities

  • Scientists have discovered more than 500 different genes determining human intelligence

The newspapers write about…

  • “Novoye Vremya” on the President’s message

  • “Pravoslavie i Mir” on Russia’s demographic problems

  • “RBK” on the growth of salaries

  • “Kommersant-Ogonyok”, “Komsomolskaya Pravda”, “Vechernyaya Moskva”, “Rossiyskaya Gazeta” on internal Russian migration

  • “RIA Novosti”, “REGNUM” on developing the Far East

  • “Russkaya sluzhba BBC” on deported Chechens

  • “Kommersant-Ogonyok”, “Novaya Gazeta”, “Asahi Shimbun”, “Rossiyskaya Gazeta” on aging

  • ‘”, “Forbes” on the labor market

  • “Nezavisimaya Gazeta” on the nationalities question

  • “Mezhdunarodny diskussionyi klub Valdai” on modernization the economy

  • “Novye Izvestiya” on a guaranteed income

  • “Kommersant” on social assistance

  • “Ukraina.Ru” on surrogate motherhood

  • “The Village” on the Mosmetro initiative

  • “” on the modern family

  • “Udm-Info” on negative healthcare news in the media

  • “TASS” on fighting cancer

  • “RBK” on the threat of disruption of the drug supply

  • “Rossiyskaya Gazeta”, “Vechernyaya Moskva”, “RBK”, “NTV” on health and a healthy lifestyle

  • “Rossiyskaya Gazeta”, “Novye Izvestiya” on longevity

  • “Forbes”, “Pravoslavie i Mir” on medicine

  • “The Atlantic”, “Vedomosti”, “Izvestiya” on mortality

  • “” on difficulties in obtaining a Ukrainian passport

  • “Kommersant”, “Russkaya sluzhba BBC”, “Vedomosti”, “Novye Izvestiya”, “The Village” on sexual harassment in the State Duma

  • “Russkiy Den” on sex in the future

  • “The Marker” on happiness and well-being

  • “Russkay sluzhba BBC” on racism

Read books and magazines

  • Migration throughout Times: From the Bronze Age to the Century of the Digital

  • Monitoring noncommunicable disease commitments in Europe

  • Regions of Russia. Socioeconomic indicators.

  • Women and men of Kazakhstan 2012-2016

  • Monitoring quality of life indicators in the countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States 2013-2016

  • Through the pages of the journals “Mediko-sotsialnaya ekspertiza i reabilitatsiya” ("Medico-social examination and rehabilitation") and “Rossiyskiy onkologicheskiy zhurnal” ("Russian oncological journal")

  • Contents of the journal “Population and development review”

Demographic digest

  • Demographic cycles, migration and housing investment

  • Does Fertility or Mortality Drive Contemporary Population Aging? The Revisionist View Revisited

  • BONUS: An alternative to treatment

Profession: researcher

  • Why is the state program to facilitate the resettlement of compatriots turning into resistance to settlers? Expert meeting at the Institute of Demography of the Higher School of Economics

  • How to beat abortion? Discussion seminar at the Institute of Demography of the Higher School of Economics

  • Congratulations on the anniversary of Alexander Petrovich Babenyshev (Sergei Maksudov)

  • An interview with A.P. Babenyshev

  • Alexei Levinson and Pavel Nerler about Sergei Maksudov

  • Sergei Maksudov. Losses Suffered by the Population of the USSR 1918-1958

  • List of published works by Sergei Maksudov


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