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European demographic barometer

International migrants in the European Union, 2016-2017

  • In the absence of a migration increase, the population of the EU-28 would have already begun to decline

  • The number of people who have entered EU-28 countries has decreased, reaching 4.3 million people in 2016, including 2 million citizens of non-EU-28 countries - 15% fewer than in 2015

  • The number of first-time permits issued for stays in EU-28 countries exceeded 3.1 million in 2017

  • The number of applicants for asylum in EU-28 countries decreased in 2017 to 713,000

  • At the beginning of 2017, 4.2% of the population of the EU-28 were citizens of countries outside the Union, 7.2% were born outside

  • The number of people receiving citizenship in EU-28 countries increased in 2016 to 995,000

Take care of women!

  • Sex education in Europe: the current state

  • United Nations agencies call for banning virginity testing

In the vastness of Russia

  • Rosstat records 5.2% decline in fertility in Russia in 2018

  • Military pensions in 2019 will increase by 6.3%

  • State Duma adopts law on voluntary renunciation of deputy pensions

  • More than half of Russians find their salary satisfactory

  • In Moscow in the first nine months of 2018, 66,000 couples got married

  • In Russia, almost 3 million citizens forbidden to leave the country due to debts

  • Putin changes the borders of Siberia and the Far East

  • Unemployment rate in Russia at lowest in years

  • In two years, Russians will switch to electronic employment record books

  • The most popular professions for children and grandchildren are doctor and scientist

  • Putin approves concept of migration policy of the Russian Federation until 2025

  • The president himself will determine who is eligible for citizenship under simplified procedure

  • Over six years, more than 1 million people have received Russian citizenship

  • Russia’s three leading regions in migration have been named

  • CIAN has named the regions whose inhabitants are seeking to move to Moscow

  • Government increases quotas for foreign workers from the far abroad in 2019

  • Biometrics will be more widely used in the Russian Federation to control migration

  • Punishment being introduced for fictitious registration of migrants in non-residential premises

  • Does Russia not need the European Union’s migration policy experience?

  • The main target for Russian xenophobes is migrants

  • The number of HIV-infected persons in Russia is close to a million

  • Rospotrebnadzor explains how to avoid HIV infection in beauty salons

  • Mortality from smoking and alcoholism in the Russian Federation is significantly higher than world indicators

  • Ministry of Health forecasts a 10% and 20% decrease respectively in sales of alcohol and tobacco over next five years.

  • 20% of Russians are pre-diabetic

  • Mortality from strokes in Moscow has almost halved

  • The number of abortions in Russia over the past five years has decreased by 30%

  • Golikova proposes to tell schoolchildren about contraception

  • Approximately 8% of children in Russia are obese

  • Graduates of medical universities may be allowed to work as ambulance doctors

World news

  • Fertility indicators in Latvia set new “anti-records”

  • Hungarian authorities will consult with the population on measures to support families with children

  • In 2017, more than 660,000 citizens of Ukraine received residence permits in the EU

  • About 800,000 citizens of Ukraine have moved to the Russian Federation since 2014

  • Trump intends to end birthright citizenship “one way or another”

  • Moldova begins giving citizenship for investment

  • Italy tightens conditions for citizenship

  • Czech Prime Minister says Europe has right to protect its borders and lifestyle.

  • Austria backs out of UN Global Compact for Migration

  • Pope Francis considers that Europe was built by migrants

  • 5 million migrants live legally in Italy

  • In Estonia, the number of labor migrants from Ukraine has doubled during the year

  • Outflow of Ukrainian migrant workers threatens economy of Poland

  • Dushanbe asks Moscow to amnesty illegal Tajik immigrants

  • Italian Interior Ministry allocates 12 million euros for voluntary expulsion of migrants

  • Italian authorities reduce costs for every migrant by one third

  • Over last five years almost 57,000 migrants have perished or gone missing in the world.

  • US military will not shoot at "migrant caravan"

  • Turkey opens its first anonymous HIV test center

  • 33,000 Europeans die annually after contracting resistant strains of bacteria

  • Nearly two billion children in the world breathe polluted air daily

  • More than 4,000 Swedes have implanted electronic chips under their skin

The newspapers write about…

  • “Kommersant”, “REGNUM”, and “Russkaya sluzhba BBC” on the new migration policy

  • “RBK” on monitoring the May decrees

  • “Novye Izvestiya” on unwanted children

  • “RBK” on first child benefits

  • “Yle” on abortion

  • “Stern” on age-old sexual matters

  • “Novye Izvestiya” on classes in family values

  • “Wonderzine” on surrogacy

  • "Tsayfuvan" on marrying Chinese men

  • “Detali”, “Cubadebate” and “The Independent” on migrants in America

  • "Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung" on US maternity tourism

  • “Forbes” on passports in exchange for investments

  • “Rzeczpospolita” and “REGNUM” on Ukrainian labor migrants

  • "Korrespondent" on the demographic situation in Ukraine

  • "Forbes" on medicine

  • “The Village” and “Yle” on vaccines and flu epidemics

  • "Berlingske" and "Daily Mail" on healthy lifestyles

  • "Izvestia" on plans to reduce alcohol consumption

  • “Dagens Nyheter” on safety and emergency exits

  • “Novye Izvestiya” on the labor market

  • “Deutschlandfunk” on professions not allowed to women

  • "TalCual", "Glavred" and "Novye Izvestiya" on poverty

  • “Berner Zeitung” on domestic violence

  • “Newsweek” on end-of-the-world scenarios

  • "Phoenix" on the proximity of Siberia to China

  • “Aftonbladet” on transgender people

  • Read books and magazines

  • Population of Russia 2016

  • World population in 2018

  • A demographic perspective on gender, family and health in Europe

  • Health, United States, 2017

  • The role of public health organizations in addressing public health problems in Europe: The case of obesity, alcohol and antimicrobial resistance

  • Through the pages of the journals “Gigiena i Sanitariya” (Hygiene and Sanitation") and “Sotsiologicheskiye Issledovaniya” (“Sociological Studies”)

  • Contents of the “Population Bulletin”

  • The reading room

  • Presidential Decree of October 31, 2018 No. 622 “On the Concept of the State Migration Policy of the Russian Federation for 2019-2025”

  • The concept of the state migration policy of the Russian Federation for 2019-2025

Demographic digest

  • The role of distance in online social networks: A case study of urban residents in Nanjing, China

  • Leveraging Facebook’s Advertising Platform to Monitor Stocks of Migrants

  • Bonus: Our people in India.

Profession: researcher

  • The 4th Tyurukanov readings

  • 150 years since the birth of Viktor Vladimirovich Stepanov

==========cccccccccccccccc======= Q&A

  • =================Lev Tolstoy on the causes of infant mortality and how to combat it. Scientific Seminar of the Institute of Demography of the National Research University Higher School of Economics "Demographic Challenges of the 21st Century

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