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Russian Demographic barometer

Sustainable development rating of Russian cities for 2016

  • Introduction

  • istinctive features of the sustainable development rating of cities for 2016: wider coverage and improved methodology

  • Rating of Russian cities for 2016

  • Dynamics of sustainable development indicators for 2013-2016

  • Conclusion

Take care of women!

  • Gender equality and the UN Sustainable Development Goals

  • Do you tend to discriminate?

  • In 2017 the barrier contraceptive market in Russian pharmacies increased by 15.3%

In the vastness of Russia

  • The population of St. Petersburg has grown due to migrants

  • Mortality among working age Muscovites has decreased by 38%

  • Individual pension capital being introduced in Russia

  • State Duma rejects idea of equating cohabitation with marriage

  • Extra payouts to large families will not improve demographic situation

  • Ministry of Internal Affairs intends to simplify process of obtaining Russian citizenship

  • About 9.5 million foreigners reside permanently in Russia

  • Moscow City Duma advocates stricter migration legislation

  • Will blame for illegal migration be shifted to Russian citizens?

  • Illegal migration in Russia reaches 10-year high

  • Russia lags behind in treatment of oncological diseases

  • In Russia about 200,000 people die from cancer each year

  • Proposal in Moscow City Hall to make patients diagnosed with late-stage HIV pay for their own treatment

  • In Russia, the incidence of tuberculosis has declined

  • Russia has all the prerequisites for overcoming tuberculosis by 2030

  • One in five Russians is diagnosed with a mental illness

  • Cabinet proposes to finalize bill to reduce mortality from cardiac arrest

  • AI has been taught to assess the risk of death

  • Proposal in Federation Council to abolish medical insurance

  • Disabled people will be allocated an additional 4 billion rubles for drugs

  • Rosobrnadzor to check safety of physical education lessons

  • Ministry of Health allows “wetting Mantoux test”

  • Punishment for attacking health workers may be toughened

  • Healthy foods to get special labelling

World news

  • In the US by 2030 there will be more elderly people than children

  • Annual population growth in Kazakhstan remains at 1.3%

  • Georgia has been warned about possible suspension of visa-free regime with the EU

  • Belarus and Russia will conclude a simplified version of visa agreement

  • World Bank predicts 143 million environmental migrants by 2050

  • Would a third of Ukraine’s population like to emigrate?

  • One in ten Ukrainian migrants wants to stay in Poland forever

  • Ukrainian labor migrants abroad have no rights

  • Lithuania will pay for studies abroad in exchange for commitment to return

  • Merkel promises not to allow a repeat of the migration crisis

  • The number of migrants arriving in Italy has fallen by 75%

  • Kirgizia simplifies issuance of work permits to foreigners

  • Pregnancy will no longer save illegal migrants from arrest in the US

  • Rohingya will not return to Myanmar soon

  • US cuts contributions to UN peacekeeping missions

  • In US, new plan announced to combat smoking

  • Worldwide use of antibiotics has increased by almost 40% in 15 years

  • About 30,000 Ukrainians infected with tuberculosis each year

  • The number of women using IVF without a partner is growing

  • Representatives of sexual minorities are more likely to suffer from heart problems

  • Ireland to hold abortion referendum

  • UK to introduce flu vaccine good for 10 years

  • Pope calls for abolition of death penalty

The newspapers write about…

  • “Dagens Nyheter”, “Russkaya sluzhba BBC”, “Novye Izvestia”, “Parlamentskaya gazeta”, “Respekt”, “REGNUM”, “InoPressa” on the tragedy in Kemerovo

  • “Novye Izvestia” on defenders of children

  • “MBKh”, “EurasiaNet” on manipulating mortality statistics

  • “Rossiyskaya gazeta” on the village

  • “Novye Izvestiya” on settlers

  • “Rossiyskaya Gazeta” on accelerating the process of obtaining citizenship

  • “REGNUM” on internal Russian migration

  • “Novye Izvestiya” on life in the regions

  • “” on the adaptation of migrant children

  • “Delfi.It” on emigration from Lithuania

  • “Odesskaya zhizn” and “Russkaya sluzhba BBC” on migration in Ukraine

  • “Novye Izvestiya” on child suicides

  • “Izvestiya” on deaths in physical education classes

  • “Izvestiya” on the incidence of tuberculosis

  • “Izvestiya” and “Life” on the incidence of and mortality from HIV

  • “Rossiyskaya gazeta” on cancer treatment

  • “Life” on the right to be treated free of charge

  • “Rossiyskaya Gazeta” on a rating of hospitals

  • “Rossiyskaya gazeta” on the computerization of healthcare

  • “” on life expectancy in Ukraine

  • “Rossiyskaya gazeta” and “Vesti.Meditsina” on longevity and long-livers

  • “Izvestiya” on labeling healthy products

  • “REGIONS.RU” on the refusal to equate cohabitation with marriage

  • “Ekonomika sevodnya” on the maternity capital

  • “Izvestiya” and “Kommersant” on second children

  • “The Village” on how to talk with children about sex

  • “Jyllands-Posten” on violence in the Russian family

  • “Meduza” on difficult teenagers

  • “Ekho Moskvy” on the American March for Our Lives in support of gun control

  • “N+1” on Down syndrome

  • “EurasiaNet” on the soft power of the Diaspora

  • “Svenska Dagbladet” questions the need for education

  • “Komsomolskaya Pravda” on the level of consumption of products in different years

  • “Helsingin Sanomat” on Sweden’s drinking culture

  • “Le Figaro” on racism against whites

Read books and magazines

  • The household, the family and family policy in Belarus

  • World Population Ageing 2017

  • In defense of “interlopers”

  • Pensions at a glance 2017

  • The Family in CIS countries

  • Through the pages of the journals “Profilakticheskaya Meditsina” (“Preventive Medicine”) and “Obshchestvo i Ekonomika” (“Society and Economics”)

  • Contents of the journal “Population & Societes”

Demographic digest

  • To What Extent is Gradual Retirement a Product of Financial Necessity?

  • Intergenerational Support in the Transition From Work to Retirement

  • BONUS: Seemingly equal opportunities

Profession: researcher

  • Healthy life expectancy in Russia: regional features and forecasts. Meeting of the Demographic Section of the Central House of Scientists of the Russian Academy of Sciences

  • The relationship between mortality rates and economic development in the regions of Russia. Scientific seminar "Modern Demography" of the International Laboratory of Population and Health Studies of the Higher School of Economics


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